Unspots N. 1. Notional Cause Of An Odd Error.

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sunspots n.

1. Notional cause of an odd error. "Why did
the program suddenly turn the screen blue?" "Sunspots, I
guess." 2. Also the cause of bit rot -- from the myth that
sunspots will increase cosmic rays, which can flip single bits
in memory. See also phase of the moon.