memo, the - (n.) a fictional set of instructions to which one ascribes a coincidence or any otherwise inexplicable or unexpected pattern, structure, or similarity.

e.g., "All three of you have on the same color shirts and pants." "Well, of course we do ... didn't you get the memo?" | "Fourteen break-ins in 28 days ... every other day, like clockwork." "Yeah, well, Chief, it must be in the memo."

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

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