FOF

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AcronymDefinition
FOFFellowship of Faith
FOFFuture of Farming (various locations)
FOFFamilies of the Fallen (war dead)
FOFFactories of the Future (EU)
FOFFrontiers of Freedom (est. 1994)
FOFFeelings of Familiarity
FOFForum Francophone (French sales forum)
FOFFriend of Fire
FOFFriend of the Foundation (various locations)
FOFFocus on the Family (religious organization)
FOFFund of Funds (umbrella fund)
FOFFrets On Fire (game)
FOFFeast of Fools
FOFForce-On-Force
FOFFact or Fiction
FOFFriend or Foe
FOFFront Office Football (computer game)
FOFFédération des Orthophonistes de France (French: Speech Federation of France)
FOFFriend or Foe (game show)
FOFFinding of Fact
FOFFear of Flying
FOFFlow of Funds
FOFFlirer og Flirer (Norwegian: Giggles and Grins)
FOFFor Old Farts
FOFForum of Firms (accounting)
FOFField Operating Facility (US FEMA)
FOFFistful of Frags (Half-Life 2 mod)
FOFFight or Flight
FOFFear of Falling (behavioral science)
FOFFlights of Fantasy
FOFFeet Of Flames (show)
FOFFear Of Failure
FOFFuture of Forestry (band)
FOFFilet-O-Fish (McDonalds sandwich)
FOFFists of Fury
FOFFriend of Friend
FOFField Of Fire
FOFFolkeligt Oplysningsforbund (Danish: National Information Union)
FOFFriend on Facebook
FOFFestival of Fools
FOFFix On Failure
FOFFollow On Forces
FOFFaith on Fire (Camporee)
FOFFrown on Face
FOFField Of Flowers
FOFFact of Filing
FOFFriends of Foamy (cartoon)
FOFFuel Oil Flow
FOFFile of Files (term used with CVS source control difference comparison)
FOFFound on Floor
FOFFuture Officers Fellowship (Salvation Army)
FOFFast Old Farts (female and male racers over the age of 40)
FOFFocus on Fundamentals
FOFFull of Fail (gaming)
FOFFirst of Fall (first migranting birds to arrive in autumn)
FOFFull on Filters
FOFForme d'Onde Formantique
FOFFretz on Fire
FOFFund Our Future (National Apartment Association Political Action Committee)
FOFFriend of Family
FOFFinger of Fudge
FOFFriends of Fox
FOFFace of Flange (piping design)
FOFFriends of Fantasy
FOFFixed Operating Frequency
FOFFinance Office of the Future
FOFFunction d'Onde Formantique (vocal synthesis technique)
References in classic literature ?
One mile of such traveling, with a weight to draw and no firm footing, would take more out of us than four on a good road; every nerve and muscle of our bodies is on the strain to keep our balance; and, added to this, the fear of falling is more exhausting than anything else.
She walked, indeed, two or three times back and forth from end to end--it gave her such a pleasant sensation of airy space after her hot little room; and the roof was so broad and flat that she had no fear of falling off.
I thought it my part to obey, and, for fear of falling, laid myself at full length upon the handkerchief, with the remainder of which he lapped me up to the head for further security, and in this manner carried me home to his house.
I was in a terrible fright, and kept as far as I could from the edge, for fear of falling.
The way was very intricate, lying up the steep sides of mountains and along the brows of cliffs; clouds had come in with the sunset, and the night was dark and cool; so that I walked without much fatigue, but in continual fear of falling and rolling down the mountains, and with no guess at our direction.
He went up on his hands and knees in mortal fear of falling into the water below, which made a great splashing.
It was after those adventures in Ireland, and when she was pretty well known in that country, that she left Dublin and came over to England, where, the time of her transportation being not expired, she left her former trade, for fear of falling into bad hands again, for then she was sure to have gone to wreck.
It's also been found that fear of falling actually makes it more likely to happen, rather than making you more careful.
The characteristics of the participants, including age, disease duration, active clinical findings, fall history (during the last 12 months), fear of falling, and drugs usage were recorded.
However, banks are reluctant to service the industry for fear of falling foul of international norms and regulations.
Visitors should have no fear of falling, officials say.
These restrictions may derive from biological effects such as the fractures themselves, social effects such as excessive concern from family members who do not allow the elderly to perform simple everyday tasks, or psychological aspects such as increased fear of falling (Antes, d'Orsi, et al.