A coomon miscoception is that the word originated from the internet. This word however has been around as long as there have been engineers, or at least as long as there have been electrical apliances.
Idiot: How do I install Windows?
Engineer: RTFM!!! It's right there in the Box!!!
Idiot: All I see is the manual, where's the RTFM?
*Grabs Monitor and viciously beats down on idiot with it*
A country currently at war with NATO forces, that no one in the US seems to rember since Iraq became their massive disstraction. They left a lot of their troops and their allies troops out in the cold.
Bush pre Iraq: Afghanistan should be taken in a month, we will commit a large number troops to a quick and decisive surge.
Bush Start of Iraq: Need those troops for Iraq their the true sources of evil!