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 for barney
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  barney
   n.
  
      In Commonwealth hackish, barney is to fred (sense #1) as bar is to foo
      . That is, people who commonly use fred as their first metasyntactic
      variable will often use barney second. The reference is, of course, to Fred
      Flintstone and Barney Rubble in the Flintstones cartoons.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  barney
  
     In Commonwealth hackish, "barney" is to fred as bar is to
     foo.  That is, people who commonly use "fred" as their first
     metasyntactic variable will often use "barney" second.  The
     reference is, of course, to Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble
     in the Flintstones cartoons.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1994-11-28)
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Barney, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota
     Population (2000):    69
     Housing Units (2000): 28
     Land area (2000):     0.159546 sq. miles (0.413221 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.159546 sq. miles (0.413221 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            04940
     Located within:       North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
     Location:             46.267428 N, 97.000220 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     58008
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Barney, ND
      Barney
  

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