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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of denouncing, dissecting or mocking bloated signature blocks in Usenet postings.


Named after the Usenet group which was established as a forum for warlording, itself named after the Usenet user with the handle "Death Star, War Lord of the West" who became infamous among certain circles in the Usenet community for possessing a particularly bloated signature block. (Wiktionary)



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