fum

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fum

n. [XEROX PARC] At PARC, often the third of the standard metasyntactic variables (after foo and bar). Competes with baz, which is more common outside PARC.
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At Xerox PARC, often the third standard metasyntactic variable after foo and bar. baz is more common outside PARC.
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(2003-09-24)

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