Birds of a Feather Facts
The expression appears to have surfaced in the 16th century, allegedly a literal translation of Plato's Republic. In 1545, William Turner wrote a version of the expression in The Rescuing of Romish Fox: "Byrdes of on kynde and color flok and flye allwayes together."
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"birds of a feather flock together"
People of similar character, background, or taste tend to congregate or associate with one another.
In computing, BoF (birds of a feather) can refer to:
* An informal discussion group. Unlike special interest groups or working groups, BoFs are informal and often formed in an ad-hoc manner. The acronym is used by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) to denote initial meetings of members interested in a particular issue.
* A BoF session, an informal meeting at conferences, where the attendees group together based on a shared interest and carry out discussions without any pre-planned agenda.