picnic

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picnic,

social gathering at which each participant generally brings food to be shared. The Picnic Society was formed in London early in the 19th cent. by a group of fashionable people for purposes of entertainment. Each member was expected to provide a share of the entertainment and of the refreshments, and this idea of mutual sharing or cooperation was fundamental to the original significance of the picnic. Later the word took on the additional meaning of an outdoor pleasure party. The word as now used includes almost every type of informal, outdoor meal or festivity, such as clambake, barbecuebarbecue
[West Indian or South American], in the United States, traditionally an open-air gathering, political or social, in which meats are roasted whole over a pit of embers and food and drink are liberally enjoyed.
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, or fish fry. The custom of cooperative dining is ancient; Greek men held symposia where the guests ate and discussed important matters.
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PEBCAK

"Problem exists between chair and keyboard." In other words, the problem is the user. Following are similar "digispeak" acronyms. See digispeak.


EBCAK
Error between chair & keyboard.

PLBCAK
Problem lies between chair & keyboard.

PICNIC
Problem in chair, not in computer.

PEBKAC
Problem exists between keyboard & chair.

EBKAC
Error between keyboard & chair.

PLBKAC
Problem lies between keyboard & chair.
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