yellow card = Y = Yet Another

yellow wire n.

[IBM] Repair wires used when connectors (especially ribbon connectors) got broken due to some schlemiel pinching them, or to reconnect cut traces after the FE mistakenly cut one. Compare blue wire, purple wire, red wire.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

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