from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. field-grade officer
  • abbr. field order
  • abbr. finance officer
  • abbr. flight officer
  • abbr. foreign office

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  • n. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for the Faroe Islands.


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  • The red (or Greene) flag of Catholicism that Anderson is missing in FO's work is probably "redemption" ... there is none.

    Signature Elements

  • FF = x/L where FO is the Fancy Factor of the outfit and L is the number of days that it should/can be worn. x could be the unknown sexual preference or the weird chromosone.

    Slimbo's Fashion Tips: Repeat Offenders

  • Celia ... with love, George ") in FO 1110/189 is a typewritten communication from the British embassy in Moscow:" Dear Department, "it begins, and is signed, surreally," yours ever, Chancery. "

    Orwell's List

  • I'll call the FO over there and tell them to give you the people you need.

    The Narrows

  • I tip my hat to your team's FO, that is how contracts should be structured, on a pay for good play basis.

    Battle Red Blog

  • We don't know their sources, but I'd have a hard time believing that our FO is the one providing the leads.

    U.S.S. Mariner

  • MiLB. com uses GO / FO, which is a measure of groundouts vs. flyouts, but that doesn't account for all balls in play, only outs.

    South Side Sox

  • To use the FOP library you should understand XSL-FO, which is a language for formatting XML data and is a W3C recommendation. full roast blend

  • I then helped Takashi Hamada with the alpha/beta testing and the product's evolution (then called "FO").

    VersionTracker: Mac OS X

  • To be fair, I didn't plan for knotions when I wrote that list, and that has to be considered some kind of FO, no?

    Savannahchik Knits

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