OK, someone's gotta post it

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Sat Aug 30 00:53:50 UTC 2008

On Aug 29, 2008, at 5:30 PM, Larry Horn wrote:

> AOTY (acronym of the year) candidate--or is it intialism of the year?
> In either case, it is, of course,
> or maybe it's VPilf
> (which unpacks just as you'd expect, even if you don't know how to
> pronounce it).
> There's even a corresponding web site:  http://www.vpilf.com/
> Remember, you read it here first, unless you didn't.  And given where
> we've been the last eight years, I'm pretty sure this one didn't
> exist before today.

no doubt inevitable, given MILF and FILF/DILF and who knows what
others.  such filfy words!


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