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jargon A term found on Usenet for a notional repository of
all the most dramatically and abysmally stupid utterances
ever. An entire subgenre of sig blocks consists of the
header "From the fool file:" followed by some quote the poster
wishes to represent as an immortal gem of dimwittery; for this
usage to be really effective, the quote has to be so obviously
wrong as to be laughable. More than one Usenetter has
achieved an unwanted notoriety by being quoted in this way.