I was having trouble with my computer. So I called Rick the computer guy, to come over. Rick clicked a couple of buttons and solved the problem. He gave me a bill for a minimum service call. As he was walking away, I called after him, "So, what was wrong?"
He replied, "It was an ID ten T error." I didn’t want to appear stupid, but nonetheless inquired: "An ID ten T error? What’s that …… in case I need to fix it again?"
The computer guy grinned…. "Haven’t you ever heard of an ID ten T error before?"
"No," I replied.
"Write it down," he said, "and I think you’ll figure it out."
So I wrote out …….. I D 1 0 T