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The English word glitch, which means a problem with a machine or computer, is thought to be from Yiddish glitsh or German glitsch meaning 'a slip'. It was first used in American English in the 1960s by hardware engineers before becoming more widely popular.

Pal was borrowed from a Romany (Gypsy) word meaning 'brother, comrade'. In English it means buddy or mate.

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