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Re: Re: Acronyms seen in the Monastery

by agentv (Friar)
on Dec 27, 2003 at 22:38 UTC ( #317235=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Acronyms seen in the Monastery
in thread Acronyms seen in the Monastery

...I could be mistaken, but I believe the phrase originated as a reference to the English Queen. I think it might have been Victoria, but I'm not certain.

Although there may be men who believe that they are "He Who Must Be Obeyed" they are always wrong.

...All the world looks like -well- all the world, when your hammer is Perl.

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Re: Re: Re: Acronyms seen in the Monastery
by blue_cowdawg (Monsignor) on Dec 29, 2003 at 16:38 UTC

        I believe the phrase originated as a reference to the English Queen.

    I seem to remember that as well. I also remember one of the British shows (Rumpold of the Bailey?) that shows here in the states on PBS having its main character refer to his wife that way. I started seeing it in other chat contexts as well prior to my being with PM.

    The phrase and its associated abbreviation have gotten around.

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