Word:

baz

baz - /baz/ The third metasyntactic variable "Suppose we have three functions: FOO, BAR, and BAZ. FOO calls BAR, which calls BAZ..." (See also fum). Occasionally appended to foo to produce "foobaz".

Early versions of the Hacker Jargon dictionary derived "baz" as a Stanford corruption of bar. However, Pete Samson (compiler of the TMRC lexicon) reports it was already current when he joined TMRC in 1958. He says "It came from "Pogo". Albert the Alligator, when vexed or outraged, would shout "Bazz Fazz!" or "Rowrbazzle!" The club layout was said to model the (mythical) New England counties of Rowrfolk and Bassex (Rowrbazzle mingled with Norfolk/Suffolk/Middlesex/ Essex)."
Browse
Bayes' theorem
Bayesian
Bayeux tapestry
Bayman
Bayonet
Bayonet clutch
Bayonet joint
bayonet mount
bayonet socket
Bayonne
Bayonne Bridge
Bayou
Bayou State
Bays
BaySIS
Bayt Lahm
-- baz --
Bazaar
bazar
bazooka
BB
BB gun
BB shot
BBC
BBC Microcomputer
BBC Networking Club
BBIAB
BBIAM
bbl
BBN
BBN Butterfly
BBN Technolgoies
BBNS
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