F-word acronyms

James Harbeck jharbeck at SYMPATICO.CA
Mon Apr 28 03:51:50 UTC 2008

It would be nice if they could link to at least one, and preferably
multiple, uses of the acronyms, as I have a nagging suspicion that
some of them have never been used and were just invented for
inclusion in the list... (OTOH, I don't see WAFWOT = what a fucking
waste of time, which I learned in first year university from a

And then there's the issue of separating out the joke backformations,
of course, but at least they're obvious. And some of them have the
redeeming feature of being sort of funny.

James Harbeck.

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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