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Old 04-03-2016, 04:56 PM
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Originally Posted by psychonaut View Post
FWIW, I wouldn't consider any of the first four words to be particularly common. "Zek", while even less common, is also an English word, at least according to the OED. It defines it as a person confined in a Soviet prison or gulag.
YMMV. I feel the average person knows the meaning of quark and brunt. There's also nog, as in the popular holiday drink. And most people who are familiar with computers can define Rom as read-only memory.