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  • n. Plural form of snafu.


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  • Also earning credit are Texas' fans, who apparently contributed a major assist in the bullpen call snafus, writes Jayson Stark on, and catcher Mike Napoli, who just keeps clobbering the ball.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Aside from all the regular kind of snafus to be expected when running such a trial and all the regular kinds of annoyances of dealing with airports, one particular problem stood out.

    Boing Boing

  • As I read the LA Timesthis week about the snafus that VH1 made in selecting Jasmine Fiore's (alleged) killer, Ryan Jenkins, as a contestant on Megan Wants a Millionaire, I wondered how these background check "snafus" keep happening time and time again.

    Robin Sax: Did Megan Want a Killer Millionaire?

  • A couple of election day "snafus" or a late breaking story working against your candidate, and you go home a loser.

    VA-SEN: DSCC Pledges Cash To Webb

  • My guess is that snafus are almost inevitable, especially in the early days of the system. We Are Going to be E-Verified

  • Production-line snafus happen occasionally to all aircraft makers, despite strict standards, substantial quality-assurance teams and constant government oversight.

    Boeing Factory Probed in Rupture of Southwest Jet

  • Despite its critics and its various privacy snafus, millions of people love Facebook, and it is fast becoming a very profitable business.

    Larry Magid: The Social Network Portrays Zuckerberg As More Driven than Evil

  • You may be familiar with recent snafus over the baby shaker app and the rejection of the Nine Inch Nails apps.

    Holier than Thou Apple rejects Jesus App

  • The company used to be a press corps favorite and has been lauded by the last two Presidents, but it shut down its cellulosic operations earlier this year to work through technical snafus.

    Cellulosic Ethanol and Unicorns

  • Sign snafus in Northwest D.C. are flummoxing residents and passersby.

    Which way?


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  • Facebook has been through its share of social media snafus. Its most recent one was the change to Facebook’s terms of service that was soon reverted after users and bloggers cried out in protest.

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