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Brass Moustache

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brassmoustache
brass moustache n. colloq. an unexpected stumbling block, generally deliberately-hidden for the sole purpose of tripping someone up.

First known usageBrass Eye soldier’s room inspection sketch, wherein the officer crows: “Aha! You haven’t cleaned the (hidden) brass moustache!!”

First known usage in context of unpredictable IT issues – the mighty Kevin Shute.

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