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Thud




1. Yet another metasyntactic variable (see foo).

It is reported that at CMU from the mid-1970s the canonical series of these was "foo", "bar", "thud", "blat".

2. Rare term for the hash character, "#" (ASCII 35).

See ASCII for other synonyms.

[Jargon File]





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