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How to Pronounce RTFM?

Correct pronunciation for the word "RTFM" is [ˌɑːtˌiːˌɛfˈɛm], [ˌɑːtˌiːˌɛfˈɛm], [ˌɑː_t_ˌiː__ˌɛ_f_ˈɛ_m].

"RTFM" in context

RTFM is an acronym for "Read The F***ing Manual," an internet slang term used primarily in technical contexts. The phrase is intended to imply that a person is asking a question that should already have been answered by reading the related documentation or manual. The phrase is commonly used as a form of frustration and intimidation, suggesting that the asker has not done their due diligence and therefore must be answered with a derisive reply.

The phrase is often used in computer-related contexts, where it may be motivated by the fact that the relevant manuals are often thousands of pages long and are often seen as poorly written or incomplete.

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