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From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :
Luser Attitude Readjustment Tool.
1. n. In the collective mythos of scary devil monastery, this is
an essential item in the toolkit of every BOFH. The LART classic
is a 2x4 or other large billet of wood usable as a club, to be
applied upside the head of spammers and other people who cause
sysadmins more grief than just naturally goes with the job.
Perennial debates rage on alt.sysadmin.recovery over what
constitutes the truly effective LART; knobkerries, automatic
weapons, flamethrowers, and tactical nukes all have their partisans.
2. v. To use a LART. Some would add "in malice", but some sysadmins
do prefer to gently lart their users as a first (and sometimes
3. interj. Calling for one's LART, much as a surgeon might call
4. interj. [rare] Used in flames as a rebuke. "LART! LART! LART!"
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