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CLIENT: Silly name, unfortunately in general use, for any program that transmits or receives data between remote computers. Your browser and your email software are both "clients". Silly name, unfortunately in general use, for any program that transmits or receives data between remote computers. Your browser and your email software are both "clients".

Coffe: The primary lubricant of computer operations. The preferred brand is "Midnight Oil".

Cookies don't tell the other computer, "My owner banks at Joe's savings and he goes out on Tuesday nights, so if you get here at 10 o'clock you can take his hi-fi." They usually tell the server smething like, "My owner's computer uses Windows 98 and Internet Explorer."

Domain: The unique name of a website on the Internet, usually but not always preceded by www. The most common types of domains include Commercial (.com internationally, .co.za in South Africa, .co.uk in the United Kingdom, and so on), Academic (.ac), Not-For-Gain (.org) and Government (.gov). Many new types of domain will soon be available: .info, .tv, .shop, .name and others.

Frequently Asked Questions are a popular feature of many informative websites. They take the form of a text listing of answers to questions which are asked over and over again. FAQ lists are also used in a non-computing sense by parents on long trips. The Frequently Asked Questions: "Are we there yet?"; "When can we eat?"; and "Why is Bobby on my side of the seat?" may elicit the Frequently Prompted Answers, respectively, of: "No"; "Soon"; "Because Great-Uncle Arthur needs to stretch out on Bobby's side and take a nap."

Very old browsers can't display information in frames. Some users don't like frames for various reasons. One is that it can be difficult to bookmark a frame on a web page - but we know the way around that problem.