Another common metasyntactic variable; see foo.
Hackers do *not* generally use this to mean FUBAR in either
the slang or jargon sense.
According to a german correspondent, the term was coined
during WW2 by allied troops who could not pronounce the german
word "furchtbar" (horrible, terrible, awful).
Last updated: 2003-07-03
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