= S =
Saturday-night special n.
[from police slang for a cheap
handgun] A quick-and-dirty program or feature kluged together
during off hours, under a deadline, and in response to pressure
from a salescritter. Such hacks are dangerously unreliable,
but all too often sneak into a production release after
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.