What does SNAFU stand for?

Situation normal, all fouled up


Can also be used a noun, i.e. "Great, he made another snafu." Comes from military slang used during World War II.


That last game was just a big snafu. Hopefully we'll do better next time

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Updated August 5, 2019

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