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finger trouble
 n.— «Finger trouble on the control panel is my big worry. Unlike the passive taps where I can (and do) get the wrong connection on the sniffer, such a mistake on an active patch panel could disrupt a live connection.» —“Intelligent Patch Panels” by Peter Van Epp in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada uUnisog—UNIversity Security Operations Group mailing list Sept. 20, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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