Re: Atlas 11,000 Gallon LPG Tankcar
Richard New <loco7mo@...>
Thanks, guys. My understanding is much better now.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
--- On Sun, 8/15/10, Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...> wrote:
From: Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...>
Subject: [STMFC] Re: Atlas 11,000 Gallon LPG Tankcar
Date: Sunday, August 15, 2010, 1:01 PM
I believe the etymology of the American "foo" begins with World War II's
FUBAR (f***** up beyond all repair). There are now many derivations most
of them using the changed spelling "foo" which is appropriate since a word
that describes something so fouled up should itself be an example.
I'm new to the group. Could the term "foobies" be defined? Is this word consistent with "foolish," "fooled you," and other similar constructs?
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