CNN's naughty acronym

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Thu Mar 29 13:28:15 UTC 2012

JL should give thought to the fact that some things that are obvious to a
young fellow like himself are mystifying to old codgers like myself.

In other words, WTF does "LMFA" or "LMMFA" signify?


On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 8:34 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at>wrote:

> Remember when Sarah Palin recently made headlines from one end of this list
> to the other by shouting "WTF?" at a conservative audience?
> This morning CNN had a story about the President of the United States  (I
> didn't catch the details) that was captioned with the words,
> "LMFAObama."
> Can "LMMFAObama" be far behind?
> One hopes so.
> JL
> --
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
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George A. Thompson
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
Univ. Pr., 1998, but nothing much since then.

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