Google trolled by Brits after giving security feature VERY rude name

BRITS have poked fun at Google after the company tweeted out a guide to nonces.

Shocked users were referred to a post where they can learn "what a nonce is".

Thankfully, it was all just a hilarious gaffe and it doesn't mean the slang term Brits are familiar with.

While it's a word used to describe paedophiles in Blighty, in the technical world of cryptography nonce means something else entirely.

And it's not something exclusively used by Google either.

But that didn't stop the tech giant from deleting the embarrassing gaffe once the jokes came flooding in.

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"Did they not Google it omg," one user said.

"This is why u need brits on staff ALWAYS," another remarked.

Among developers, a nonce is actually short for "number once".

It's used once in secure communication.

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Google's tweet was supposed to show users "how to set the nonce" and "how to verify the nonce".

It's not the first time British English has been lost in translation.

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A cryptocurrency start-up was ridiculed last year for its name, Nonce Finance.

The company has since renamed itself Nibbl.

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