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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 ?
What put the "whole population of Paris in commotion," as Jehan de Troyes expresses it, on the sixth of January, was the double solemnity, united from time immemorial, of the Epiphany and the Feast of Fools.
The feast of fools also took place in some monasteries.
Feast of Fools was launched in March by Mark Olver when there were also appearances by Mat Ewins, Pat Gallagher and Angela Barnes.
Margot Fassler, 'The Feast of Fools and Ludus Danielis: Popular Tradition in a Medieval Cathedral Play', Thomas Forrest Kelly (ed.
Such a message runs counter to the crucial, central theme of the Feast of Fools, which is pure play.
Documentary evidence for the Feast of Fools begins in northern France in the second half of the twelfth century, the phrase festum stultorum first used by the Parisian liturgist John Beleth (1160-64).
We have heard by the trustworthy report of several people, that on the feast of the Circumcision of the Lord so many enormities and wicked acts are accustomed to be committed in the same Church that the holy place, in which the glorious Virgin chose a pleasing house for herself, ends up being greatly polluted not only by foulness of words, but also by the pouring of blood; and consequently the practice of such pernicious audacity has grown so strong that the most holy day in which the Redeemer of the world wished to be circumcised is generally called, not undeservedly, the Feast of Fools.
Nicholas' day, and goes on to identify it as a Peninsular manifestation of the Feast of Fools (323).
At the Feast of Fools, she bravely takes a knife from her leg, proving her deadly nature, and cuts the rope that traps the bellringer Quasimodo.
The final, and richest, chapter of this short but effective study, 'Dario Fo and Folk Laughter', extends the theoretical base to examine Fo's affinities with the ludi (festivities of Roman religious holidays), the feast of fools, the sotie (fools play), clowneries, folk tales and other genres of ancient popular spectacle.
In 1969 the Harvard theologian and culture critic Harvey Cox in a book entitled The Feast of Fools faulted him sharply for "assum[ing] a creation that is not only good but perfect.
The chairman of Warwick District Council, Cllr Josie Compton, said the Feast of Fools was in aid of Myton Hospice and the Leamington branch of the NSPCC.