From my experience, there are people who are so unfamiliar with the details of technology that they would pick these definitions. But there are some people who would choose these definitions just to be funny or rebellious.
By Salvador RodriguezMarch 4, 2014
If you're talking tech with Americans, you may want to avoid using any jargon.
A recent study found that many Americans are lost when it comes to tech-related terms, with 11% saying that they thought HTML — a language that is used to create websites — was a sexually transmitted disease.
27% identified "gigabyte" as an insect commonly found in South America.
23% thought an "MP3" was a "Star Wars" robot