DAU /dow/ [German FidoNet] /n./ German acronym for
D"ummster Anzunehmender User (stupidest imaginable user).
From the engineering-slang GAU for Gr"osster Anzunehmender
Unfall, worst assumable accident, esp. of a LNG tank farm plant
or something with similarly disastrous consequences. In popular
German, GAU is used only to refer to worst-case nuclear acidents
such as a core meltdown. See cretin, fool, loser and
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