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 for fool file
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  fool file
   n.
  
      [Usenet] A notional repository of all the most dramatically and abysmally
      stupid utterances ever. An entire subgenre of sig blocks consists of the
      header ?From the fool file:? followed by some quote the poster wishes to
      represent as an immortal gem of dimwittery; for this usage to be really
      effective, the quote has to be so obviously wrong as to be laughable. More
      than one Usenetter has achieved an unwanted notoriety by being quoted in
      this way.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  fool file
  
      A term found on Usenet for a notional repository of
     all the most dramatically and abysmally stupid utterances
     ever.  An entire subgenre of sig blocks consists of the
     header "From the fool file:" followed by some quote the poster
     wishes to represent as an immortal gem of dimwittery; for this
     usage to be really effective, the quote has to be so obviously
     wrong as to be laughable.  More than one Usenetter has
     achieved an unwanted notoriety by being quoted in this way.
  
     (2001-01-05)
  

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