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Argument

“Arguments are the values supplied to the procedure when it is called.” [Source: Wikipedia]

Fugly

Fucking ugly.

ggplot2

A package in R based on the Grammar of Graphics theoretical framework; an implementation of the Grammar of Graphics framework in R. Written by Hadley Wickham.

Grammar of Graphics

A theoretical framework that enables us to concisely specify the componants of a statistical graphic. The Grammar of Graphics theoretical framework was created by Leland Wilkinson.

Kludge

“A kludge (or kluge) (klo̅o̅j) is a workaround or quick-and-dirty solution that is clumsy, inelegant, difficult to extend, and hard to maintain, yet an effective and quick solution to a problem.” [Source: Wikipedia]