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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • abbr. Real Soon Now; describing something that will be available in the near future, but often skeptically. Frequently used to mean "Whenever", "Soon, possibly never" or "don't hold your breath".


From the science fiction fanzine community, popularized by Jerry Pournelle's Chaos Manor column in BYTE magazine. (Wiktionary)



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