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Re: Fido (origin and meaning)

Posted by Bob on November 13, 2004

In Reply to: Fido (origin and meaning) posted by Junius on November 13, 2004

: I think a fido is a coin with error: a coin with a minting error

: but also seems to be a Mid-20th century Acronym formed from freaks, irregulars, defects, and oddities, can anybody help with the date in which was first used?

: any other meanings?

Acronym finder supplies a number of other uses, and verifies freaks, etc.:
http://www.acronymfinder.com/af-query.asp?p=dict&String=exact&Acronym=FIDO
I haven't found a date of first use yet.