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origin of "foo bar"?

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    Question origin of "foo bar"?

    I see in many guides the expression "foo bar", or sometimes "foobar", and even things like:
    Code:
    if(bar == foo)
    {
        // ...
    }
    When or where did "foobar" come from, anyway??

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    I started using them after reading about foo.
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    I believe it comes from FUBAR which is pretty much what every software engineer's job revolves around on a daily basis.

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