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Re: [IP] Help with these Initials

John Neale wrote:
> BTW, FWIW etc why on earth do we use the expression "Your Milage May
> Vary"? I guess it's something to do with car fuel consumption. But I've
> never heard it used outside the world of the internet. Is an
> Americanism? When and why was it first brought into internet use?

It's from auto sales ads in the USA in the 70s or 80s. They always gave
a miles per gallon rating, then qualified it with YMMV.

I don't know when it was brought into Internet use, but it may only
occur in diabetic lists for all I know.
Ted Quick
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