from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A memorandum.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a short note; a memorandum
  • verb informal To record something; to make a note of something.
  • verb informal To send someone a note about something, for the record.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a written proposal or reminder


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  • The context of the memo is a suspected weakness in the abort system and the project manager is responding that it is unlikley to be needed anyway.

    Doubts About Ares 1 Continue to Mount - NASA Watch

  • (A complete text of the memo is available on the jump, along with a news video; just click the "Read more" line below.)

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • (A complete text of the memo is available on the jump, along with a news video; just click the "Read more" line below.)

    "Obama team probe of Obama team finds no Obama team impropriety"

  • Anyway, the memo is a nice election-year show, but I'd be shocked if it actually makes a difference.

    Boing Boing

  • There was just one problem: Closer examination by The American Spectator, talk show hosts Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity, The Weekly Standard, and Accuracy in Media (AIM) indicates that the memo is a fraud – a political dirty trick, if you will, specifically aimed at causing public revulsion at Republicans.


  • He said: ҠYou know the memo is about six pages and when I read it I have to say that it blew my mind in terms of like wow, how can the White House, how can the Bush administration actually say that they did not see this.

    Think Progress » UPDATE: Leak Scandal Continues To Grow

  • But I suspect the memo is a fake, particularly due to the inclusion of this paragraph:

    They made him into axblades/To cut that Douglas fir

  • The story focuses on the fact that investigators believe this memo is the source of knowledge used to smear Joseph Wilson and expose his covert operative wife.


  • AMERICAblog has the right-wing on the record that the memo is a complete phony.

    April 2005

  • If you produced a memo saying I'm really an Irish Setter, then I could quite easily tell you the memo is a fake, or at the very least the memo is a lie (i.e., perhaps the memo is real but the guy who wrote it is nuts).



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