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  1. wibble

    [UK, perh. originally from the first Roger Irrelevant strip in VIZ comics, spread via Your Sinclair magazine in the 1980s and early 1990s] 1. n.,v. Commonly used to describe chatter, content-free remarks or other essentially meaningless contributions to threads in newsgroups. “Oh, rspence is wibbling again”. 2. [UK IRC] An explicit on-line no-op. 3. One of the preferred metasyntactic variables in the UK, forming a series with wobble, wubble, and flob (attributed to the hilarious historical comedy Blackadder). 4. A pronunciation of the letters “www”, as seen in URLs; i.e., www.foo.com may be pronounced “wibble dot foo dot com” (compare dub dub dub).


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