What is OUT OF THE BOX
paulbeard at mac.com
Fri Aug 1 15:42:47 PDT 2003
On Friday, August 01, 2003, at 08:03AM, Adam <blueeskimo at gmx.net> wrote:
>On Fri, 2003-08-01 at 03:24, W. D. wrote:
>> You will then
>> have had an "out of the box" experience, or "OBE".
>Why must we insist on confusing non-English patrons?
>OBE means 'out of body experience', and is completely different from the
No, it means Order of the British Empire, as English-speaking patrons are doubtless aware.
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