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  • proper n. The puppet Kermit the Frog, host of The Muppet Show and a frequent character in Sesame Street, originally performed by creator Jim Henson.
  • proper n. An asynchronous file transfer protocol, often used for communication between different types of minicomputer or mainframe.

Etymologies

Computing sense named after the Sesame Street character, but later provided with a backronym ("KL10 Error-Free Reciprocal Microprocessor Interchange over TTY"). (Wiktionary)

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