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Metasyntactic variable. Qux / Quux / Quuux, and so on, used as "temporary variables" in programs where variable names have no specific use or the variable name will be changed in the future. Also used in this manner are "FOO" and "BAR".
if (qux > 1) {
System.out.println("Var greater than one")
by An Asshole October 07, 2003