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angry fruit salad

angry fruit salad: n. A bad visual-interface design that uses too
   many colors.  (This term derives, of course, from the bizarre
   day-glo colors found in canned fruit salad.)  Too often one sees
   similar effects from interface designers using color window systems
   such as X; there is a tendency to create displays that are
   flashy and attention-getting but uncomfortable for long-term