McQuary limit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After George F. McQuary, a frequent contributor to the newsgroup alt.fan.warlord where flamboyant signatures were criticised.

Noun[edit]

McQuary limit

  1. (Internet) The rule of netiquette stating that the text of a Usenet signature, or sig, should be less than 80 columns wide and no longer than four lines.