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  • sig block
    /sig blok/ [UNIX; often written `.sig' there] n. Short for `signature', used specifically to refer to the electronic signature block that most UNIX mail-... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    fish


    [Adelaide University, Australia] n. 1. Another {metasyntactic variable}. See foo. Derived originally from the Monty Python skit in the middle of "The Meaning of Life" entitled "Find the Fish". 2. A pun for `microfiche'. A microfiche file cabinet may be referred to as a `fish tank'.