Date: Wed, 31 Dec 1997 14:26:10 EST From: GarethB2 Subject: Re: 'InterNOT' as a 1997 WOTY nomination ... In a message dated 12/31/97 9:40:26 AM, John.Hopkins[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]CSC.FI wrote: >Dear All, >Perhaps particularly in followup to Gareth's WOTY suggestions, I would >like to nominate 'Internot' (sometimes seen with the NOT part highlighted) >as a WOTY for 1997. [deletia] Do you have any citations, John? I've seen it used in this sense at least once, but I've mainly heard the term Internot used to refer to an Internet that's not working. Older related terms are "notwork" (a downed or slow network), "nyetwork" (same thing), and "Nyetscape" (nickname for the AOL Web browser). Gareth -------------------------------------------------- Gareth Branwyn garethb2[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE], Contributing editor, Wired Co-author _Happy Mutant Handbook_ , _Internet Power Toolkit_ Author, _Jargon Watch: A Pocket Dictionary for the Jitterati_