Vulcan nerve pinch

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Geekspeak Three-fingered salute
Hacker slang A keyboard combination—e.g., Ctrl-Alt-Delete—that resets or reboots a computer or program
Occupational medicine Any ill-conceived keyboard command, the execution of which requires the user to contort the hands in an uncomfortable position

Vulcan nerve pinch

Occupational medicine Any ill-conceived keyboard command, the execution of which requires the user to contort the hands in an uncomfortable position
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He was sympathetic, so I let him out of my Vulcan Death Grip.
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He's incredibly strong and has this habit of giving you the Mr Spock Vulcan Death Grip to shut you up.
Well, if narked Nick gets hold of him, he may soon find himself caught in a Vulcan death grip.
Ann Magnuson, queen of the Club 57 crowd and a "performance artist" who regularly regaled crowds in the East Village, organized a succession of satirical "bands," from the proto-girl power Pulsallama, to the heavy-irony metal group Vulcan Death Grip, to the hippy-dippy stylings of Bongwater.