Internet Jargon: Graceful Degradation (with acceptable fallbacks)

Definition: A thing you must build into your design for web and interactive media by considering that not all operating systems, browsers, devices and programs will render the design the same way, so that when they break or come out not quite the way you’d like, they still look fabulous. How might one use this in a sentence at a cocktail party? “Oh yes, I agree, graceful degradation is certainly inferior to progressive enhancement when it comes to responsive design for mobile…”