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overflow pdl

overflow pdl: [MIT] n. The place where you put things when your
   pdl is full.  If you don't have one and too many things get
   pushed, you forget something.  The overflow pdl for a person's
   memory might be a memo pad.  This usage inspired the following

Hey, diddle, diddle The overflow pdl To get a little more stack; If that's not enough Then you lose it all, And have to pop all the way back. --The Great Quux

The term pdl seems to be primarily an MITism; outside MIT this term is replaced by `overflow stack'.