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FOAF // /n./ [Usenet] Acronym for `Friend Of A Friend'.
The source of an unverified, possibly untrue story. This term was
not originated by hackers (it is used in Jan Brunvand's books on
urban folklore), but is much better recognized on Usenet and
elsewhere than in mainstream English.
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