Squiggly Lines

Squiggly Lines

A slang term for technical information. The term has a somewhat negative connotation.
References in periodicals archive ?
This is not in support of the one-way street that is religious proselytisation in Malaysia but let's not pretend a few pages of squiggly lines will do anything beyond bore the students who must sit through these lessons.
As we begin writing, there are red and squiggly lines, and hints that may distract us.
But some say the black squiggly lines look like a child has been let loose with a permanent marker.
But seeing those first squiggly lines and blotchy dots can mark more than just the start of parenthood - for some, this everyday procedure can turn a moment of joy and hope into months of fear and uncertainty.
Jordan, who has portrayed two Marvel superheroes on screen, was referring to a third: Spider-Man, whose instinct for nearby danger is illustrated by squiggly lines emerging from his head.
In addition to AgingEye Relief and Blur Relief, it has added four new American-made products aimed at alleviating common eye conditions that consumers experience as they age: Eye Twitching Relief, for twitching eyelids and spasms; Eye Floaters Relief, for relief from shapes, squiggly lines and dust particles in vision; EyeLid Relief, for symptoms of blepharitis, including crusting and gritty lids, swollen and red lids, and oily and sticky lids; and Eye Strain Relief, for relief from eye strain with headache, double vision, difficulty reading and focusing, and eye fatigue.
When I look at our names, all I see are squiggly lines. Would you believe I keep trying to find the poetry in a wound?
The lettering on her Americanah cover is itself a clever commentary: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's best-seller tells the story of a Nigerian woman navigating culture shock and casual racism in the United States, and Volvovski's interpretation has red squiggly lines under the title and author name, the sort that word-processing software inserts beneath mistakes.
The controversial decision, made even more controversial because of odd squiggly lines drawn across the picture, took around two minutes to make and left players, pundits and supporters alike scratching their heads.
We both like pink and yellow and I like doing squiggly lines. Abbie really liked it," she said.
In these people, changes in vision may accompany their headaches, including blurry vision, sensitivity to bright lights or more dramatic effects such as seeing zig-zag or squiggly lines.
Dark squiggly lines threaten to find figurative form before either petering out to nothing or bumping into a few fat brushstrokes that stop them in their tracks.