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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday August 10, @11:14PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday August 10, @11:14PM (#1266048)

    The linked story. Way back in the /. days, if someone made an irrelevant comment because they didn't bother to read the article, a common retort was to tell them to Read The Fucking Article (sort of an homage to the older mainframe days of telling someone to RTFM for the manual). So in a discussion where someone wanted to refer to the linked article itself, people started referring to it as TFA. In polite company, people would tongue-in-cheek say that TFA meant "the fine article."