rebus

Pronunciation /ˈriːbəs/
noun rebuses
A puzzle in which words are represented by combinations of pictures and individual letters; for instance, apex might be represented by a picture of an ape followed by a letter X.

Origin
Early 17th century from French rébus, from Latin rebus, ablative plural of res ‘thing’.

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Ron raved about his recent rebus
Which merely bored the rest of us.
But still we want to avoid a fuss
And we really hate to hear him cuss.

hint: programmer term

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