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Top AI conference NIPS won't change its name amid growing protest over 'bad taste' acronym


I presume this must mean that half the delegates read The Register avidly, because where I come from nips are things that are given to you by creatures with teeth. Or a small amount of spirits.

Only here have I regularly seen it used to refer to body parts below the neck.

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