Are you someone who practically lives in front of the computer — a mouse potato? Or are you nervous about new technology — a technophobe? , if you want to master the English language, you will need to be those new computer words that seem to be popping up everywhere.
Luckily, most computer words are easy to learn. , many of these words probably already have similar forms in your own language. , the German word for computer is Computer, in South American Spanish it is computador, and in Japanese we konpyuta.
Another reason why computer words are easy to learn is that many of them are so . They are words that often make us smile when we first hear them such as (traditional mail rather than Internet-based mail) or wysiwyg (what-you-see-is-what-you-get).
To get a feeling for computer words, it helps to the world that created them — cyberculture, as it is often called. The computer industry is young people who think of themselves as very different from business people in suits. It is a world that avoids heavy scientific-sounding language in favor of words that are simple, fresh and playful.