joke, jokingly novel creation
A term to represent bewilderment, confusion, or stress through the internet.
The term is not stable in the internet lexicon due to so many different ways to mash keys to represent stress. However, asdf does seem to always randomly show up whenever you mash keys.
Etymology : The term has no etymological background. The only stability the term has is that on a qwerty keyboard, the four letters are all in a row next to each other. Also, a is the first letter in the alphabet, so it is natural to start button mashing with a.
Source : “asdf! This is so hard to do!” –me about 10 minutes ago
Last modified: 5 December 2011