snafu


snafu
snafu 1941, U.S. military slang, acronym for situation normal, all fucked up, "conveying the common soldier's laconic acceptance of the disorder of war and the ineptitude of his superiors" ["Oxford English Dictionary," which seldom fails to delight].

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  • SNAFU — is an acronym meaning roughly, things are in a mess as usual . The most commonly accepted rendering is Situation Normal: All Fucked Up . In computer jargon, it sometimes is intended to mean Systems Neatly All Fucked Up . It is sometimes… …   Wikipedia

  • Snafu — may refer to: * SNAFU, an acronym * Snafu (band), an English rhythm and blues band of the 1970s. * Snafu a Bmx company that makes aftermarket upgrade parts for BMX bikes. * Snafu (album), a 1970 album by East Of Eden * Snafu (game), a 1981… …   Wikipedia

  • SNAFU — ist ein aus der englischen Sprache entlehntes Akronym für Situation Normal, All Fucked Up (deutsch etwa: „Lage normal, alles im Arsch“) bzw. Situation normal, all fouled up. Von vergleichbarer Bedeutung im Deutschen ist die Umkehrung der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Snafu — ist ein aus der Englischen Sprache entlehntes Akronym für Situation Normal, All Fucked Up (deutsch etwa: „Lage normal, alles im Arsch“) bzw. Situation normal, all fouled up. Von vergleichbarer Bedeutung im Deutschen ist die Umkehrung der eher… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • snafu — snafu,   Talk Mode …   Universal-Lexikon

  • SNAFU — (Situation Normal All Fucked Up) sna·fu || snæ fuː everything is crazy as always, the situation is bad like usual …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snafu — [n] mistake blooper*, blunder, bungle, confusion, error, false step, faux pas, flub*, foul up, goof up, mess, miscalculation, misjudgment, misunderstanding, mix up, oversight, screwup*, slip, slipup*; concepts 101,230,410 …   New thesaurus

  • snafu — ☆ snafu [sna fo͞o′, snaf′o͞o ] adj. [orig. mil. slang for s(ituation) n(ormal), a(ll) f(ucked) u(p)] Slang in characteristic disorder or confusion; mixed up as usual vt. snafued, snafuing Slang to throw into confusion n. Slang a mix up, mishap,… …   English World dictionary

  • Snafu — Situation Normal: All Fucked Up Pour les articles homonymes, voir SNAFU. Situation Normal; All Fucked Up (SNAFU, en français : « Situation normale, [puis] c est le bordel ») est un acronyme anglo saxon signifiant que la situation… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • SNAFU — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.   Sigles d’une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres   Sigles de trois lettres   Sigles de quatre lettres… …   Wikipédia en Français