[an error occurred while processing this directive]
thud /n./ 1. Yet another metasyntactic variable (see
foo). It is reported that at CMU from the mid-1970s the
canonical series of these was `foo', `bar', `thud', `blat'.
2. Rare term for the hash character, `#' (ASCII 0100011). See
ASCII for other synonyms.
Return to Cool Jargon of the Day