for all those acronyms…

Check out ODLIS, the Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science by Joan M. Reitz.

Somewhat random entry:

In medieval literature written in old French, a humorous metrical story told in eight-syllable lines that relates incidents of ordinary life in a realistic style and at the same time conveys a moral message. Fabliaux often satirize the faults of clergymen or other prominent persons or the foibles of ordinary people. They can be broadly humorous, as in some of The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. “