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finger trouble n. a problem caused by a typographical error, incorrect settings on a machine, or poor manual dexterity. Etymological Note: This term appears to originate in aviation. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • With PC’s, such errors are politely called “chair keyboard interface errors”, or, less politely, “Id10t” errors.”

    In tech support parlance: “User Error, Replace user and try again.”

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