BOF TLA

Luis M. Huesch techtrak@midcoast.com.au
Fri, 25 Oct 1996 16:58:11 +1000


At 12:21 PM 24/10/96 +1000, you wrote:
>Jan
>
>Congratulations on admitting lack of knowledge of a TLA. I have much more 
>respect for those who admit ignorance than for those who pretend to 
>understand when they don't.
>
>My guess.
>
>BOF = Birds Of a Feather
>
>A term commonly used at computer conferences for a group with a common
>side interest who arrange to get together for an informal meeting not 
>part of the main program. 
>
>It will be even more interesting if I am wrong.
>
>Bill
>
>

Bill,
thanks to you (and Jan!) for clearing that one up for *this* ignoramus. For
an encore, could you let me in on the abbr. 'TLA'?!

My wild guess is "transitory linguistic adjunct" :-)

Luis Huesch
Poet & Inventor