Farl vs Fark - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between farl and fark
is that farl
is while fark
is (us) to subject a website to a high volume of requests, such that the server stops responding.
As a noun farl
is (obsolete) a quarter of a thin oatmeal or flour cake.
As an interjection fark is
(australia|nz|vulgar) , used to express surprise, etc
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Contraction of fardel.
(obsolete) A quarter of a thin oatmeal or flour cake.
Any such cake or bread, now particularly used for Irish specialities as soda farls and potato farls.
* soda bread
* potato bread
* 1647', '', '''1854 , Alexander Dyce (editor), ''The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: The Text Formed from a New Collation of the Early Editions , Volume 2,
- Down with the mainmast ! lay her at hull !
- Farl up all her linens, and let her ride it out !
(Australia, NZ, vulgar) , used to express surprise, etc .
In Australia and New Zealand, fark'' is only very slightly less offensive than fuck itself. The only difference in pronunciation between ''fark'' and ''fuck'' is in vowel length; ''fuck is pronounced in New Zealand.
From the name of the popular website (Fark), because when it links to a small website from its main page, the small site is often subjected to so much new traffic that it is rendered inoperable due to server failure.
(US) To subject a website to a high volume of requests, such that the server stops responding.
* Slashdot effect