/ki:’boh/ 1. [acronym] Knowledge In, Bullshit Out. A summary of what happens whenever valid data is passed through an organisation (or person) that deliberately or accidentally disregards or ignores its significance. Consider, for example, what an advertising campaign can do with a product’s actual specifications. Compare GIGO; see also SNAFU principle.
2. James Parry , a Usenetter infamous for various surrealist net.pranks and an uncanny, machine-assisted knack for joining any thread in which his nom de guerre is mentioned.
[kahy-bosh, ki-bosh] /ˈkaɪ bɒʃ, kɪˈbɒʃ/ noun, Informal. 1. . Idioms 2. put the kibosh on, to put an end to; squelch; check: Another such injury may put the kibosh on her athletic career. /ˈkaɪˌbɒʃ/ noun 1. put the kibosh on, to put a stop to; prevent from continuing; halt verb 2. (transitive) to put a […]
[Usenet] To grep the Usenet news for a string, especially with the intention of posting a follow-up. This activity was popularised by Kibo.
the graves of the longing or of lust, one of the stations of the Israelites in the wilderness. It was probably in the Wady Murrah, and has been identified with the Erweis el-Ebeirig, where the remains of an ancient encampment have been found, about 30 miles north-east of Sinai, and exactly a day’s journey from […]
two heaps, a city of Ephraim, assigned to the Kohathite Levites, and appointed as a city of refuge (Josh. 21: 22). It is also called Jokmeam (1 Chr. 6:68).