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for your information
"… And just FYI, my own days on the Chester's Mill PD are over."Stephen King
(FYI, everyone who is anyone is sitting in the Grill Room for lunch, not the more formal Pool Room.)Entertainment Weekly


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plural FYIs
: a usually brief statement or communication that is intended to advise or warn someone
Just an FYI, the district office will be closed Monday …BettyLou DeCroce

Word History

First Known Use


1986, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of FYI was in 1986

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“FYI.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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