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Subject: What does BIRK stand for??
Date Posted: 7/6/2008 4:18 PM ET
Member Since: 10/14/2007
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Probably very obvious, but I can't seem to figure it out right now.  I've seen several books tagged with this...thanks!

Date Posted: 7/6/2008 5:04 PM ET
Member Since: 4/25/2008
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I don't have a definite answer. I've glanced through the 290 books tagged with BIRK and can't find any rhyme or reason for the tag. So, I'm assuming that it's something personal to the tagger.

I'm guessing that the "BIR" stands for "Books I've Read" and the "K" stands for either the name of the tagger or a time frame.

Sorry I can't be more help.

Date Posted: 7/6/2008 5:05 PM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2005
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No idea, but the tags people put on their books are often very personal and mean nothing whatsoever to anyone except them--which is why I've turned the tagging system completely off.


Date Posted: 7/6/2008 5:15 PM ET
Member Since: 10/14/2007
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Ok, thanks!  I couldn't find any rhyme or reason either, but many John Irving books are tagged with it.  I'm sure you're right, and it's something personal.  Maybe I'll turn off my tagging system too...I don't seem to have much use for it.

Thanks again for the help!

Date Posted: 7/6/2008 8:58 PM ET
Member Since: 4/20/2006
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Maybe it's Books I've Read-Keepers?  I don't know.  Tags are interesting things!