Re: Do tell!
Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Tue, 24 Sep 1996 10:50:03 -0400
On Tue, 24 Sep 1996, J. Hugh Sullivan wrote:
> Jess Olonoff <jolonoff@GATE.NET> wrote:
> Subject: Re: Acronyms
> >I would not recommend the use of FUBAR or SNAFU or any other acronyms
> >popularized and made common in military use unless you are sure their
> >origins and or meanings are harmless. The original meanings of these tended
> >to be much stronger in nature and generally intended for use in a adults
> only atmosphere.
> >It would be a bit embarrassing to make use of these terms with scouts or
> >others around who are not aware there is a "nice" version of each.
> Jess, you have really let the cat out of the bag. No one around here knew
> there was an adult version of those acronyms. Please explain by e-mail! 8-)
Is *that* why the boys all give me this funny look when I say snafu or
tarfu? Geez, who knew?! ;)
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