[Ads-l] RTFM

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 6 15:46:07 UTC 2015


Another website avers that this popular acronym for "Read The $*^^%!!
Manual" was in use in the late '40s.

GB offers nothing before 1990, and I didn't encounter it till  maybe 2001.

Can anybody recall it from before 1990?

JL
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"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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