I was having trouble with my computer. So I called Rick, the technical support guy, to have him come over and take a look at it.
Rick clicked a couple of buttons and solved the problem. He gave me a bill for a minimum service call. As he was walking away, I called after him, "So, what was wrong?"
He replied, "It was an ID ten T error."
I didn't want to appear stupid, but nonetheless inquired:
"What's an 'ID ten T' error? I want to know in case I need to fix it again."
Rick grinned and asked,. "Haven't you ever heard of an ID ten T error before?"
"No," I replied.
"Write it down," he said, "and I think you'll figure it out." So I wrote out ...... I D 1 0 T