newsfroup

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newsfroup definition

messaging, humour
A silly synonym for Usenet newsgroup, originally a typo but now in regular use on Usenet's news:talk.bizarre and other lunatic-fringe groups.
Compare hing, grilf, and filk.
[Jargon File]
(1994-12-13)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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