The Alan Sondheim Mail Archive

February 10, 2003

Yes, you can stop paying those high
interest rates now, Alan and get a
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Pine finished -- Closed "INBOX". Kept 3 messages and removed 4.
Frobnicate, v.:
        To manipulate or adjust, to tweak.  Derived from FROBNITZ.
Usually abbreviated to FROB.  Thus one has the saying "to frob a
frob".  See TWEAK and TWIDDLE.  Usage: FROB, TWIDDLE, and TWEAK
sometimes connote points along a continuum.  FROB connotes aimless
manipulation; TWIDDLE connotes gross manipulation, often a coarse
search for a proper setting; TWEAK connotes fine-tuning.  If someone is
turning a knob on an oscilloscope, then if he's carefully adjusting it
he is probably tweaking it; if he is just turning it but looking at the
screen he is probably twiddling it; but if he's just doing it because
turning a knob is fun, he's frobbing it.
Mon Feb 10 00:17:48 EST 2003
The Moon is Waxing Gibbous (57% of Full)

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