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drop on the floor
drool-proof paper n.
Documentation that has been
obsessively dumbed down, to the point where only a cretin
could bear to read it, is said to have succumbed to the
`drool-proof paper syndrome' or to have been `written on
drool-proof paper'. For example, this is an actual quote from
Apple's LaserWriter manual: "Do not expose your LaserWriter to
open fire or flame." The SGI Indy manual included the
line "[Do not] dangle the mouse by the cord or throw it at
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.