octal forty

octal forty

(jargon)
Jargon for "I'm drawing a blank.", I can't work it out.

Octal 40 (decimal 32) is the ASCII code for space character. By an odd coincidence, hex 40 is the EBCDIC space character.
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OCTAL FORTY - Geek programer speak for "I"m drawing a blank." Octal 40 is, in fact, the ASCII character 0100000, which is a space.