RTFM

or rtfm


abbreviation Slang.

read the fucking manual (a euphemistic acronym used sarcastically in response to, or in reference to, someone asking for technical help): He won’t RTFM and then complains that he can’t get through to tech support.

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Origin of RTFM

First recorded in 1975–80

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