Re: 3.1 or 95

Subject: Re: 3.1 or 95
From: "Wollt, Richard C RV" <rcw1 -at- PO9 -dot- RV -dot- UNISYS -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 1996 12:39:00 CDT

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|From: TECHWR-L
|To: TECHWR-L
|Subject: Re: 3.1 or 95
|Date: Fri, Sep 20, 1996 9:59AM

|Tim Altom referred to guessing the numbers as "SWAG."
|Someone else wanted to know what SWAG meant, so Kris Olberg wrote:
|> Short for "(something) wild-*ss guess." I can't remember what the
|> "s" stands for. Essentially, it translates to a wild guess.

|I've always heard SWAG as being an acronym for:
|Sophisticated Wild Assed Guess...

|...sue
I always heard the s stood for "scientific" and meant the person making the
guess knew something about the subject (an SME), as opposed to an ordinary
WAG made by one who would like to have you think he knew something about the
subject.


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