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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
  FAQ  /F-A-Q/  or  /fak/  n.  [Usenet]  1.  A  Frequently  Asked 
  Question.  2.  A  compendium  of  accumulated  lore,  posted  periodically 
  to  high-volume  newsgroups  in  an  attempt  to  forestall  such  questions. 
  Some  people  prefer  the  term  `FAQ  list'  or  `FAQL'  /fa'kl/,  reserving 
  `FAQ'  for  sense  1. 
  This  lexicon  itself  serves  as  a  good  example  of  a  collection  of  one 
  kind  of  lore,  although  it  is  far  too  big  for  a  regular  FAQ 
  posting.  Examples:  "What  is  the  proper  type  of  NULL?"  and  "What's  that 
  funny  name  for  the  `#'  character?"  are  both  Frequently  Asked  Questions. 
  Several  FAQs  refer  readers  to  this  file. 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  {frequently  asked  question} 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
  Frequently  Asked  Questions  (slang,  Usenet)