Date: Tue, 13 Feb 1996 09:11:53 CST
From: Luanne von Schneidemesser lvonschn[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]FACSTAFF.WISC.EDU
Subject: Re: new word
In Message Mon, 12 Feb 1996 09:14:43 -0500,
"Gregory J. Pulliam" HUMPULLIAM[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MINNA.ACC.IIT.EDU writes:
Has "netizen" been posted to the new word list yet? It appeared in Sunday's
Chicago Tribune, with the derivation netizen=(inter)NET + (cit)IZEN. I
forget the section it was in, but it was prominently boxed, so it'd be
pretty easy to find--had I not already recycled the paper. Sorry.
Illinois Institute of Technology
So we are netizens of "cyburbia," as Andrew Shapiro of the Nation calls it.
Luanne von Schneidemesser, (608) 263-2748
DARE, 6129 Helen C. White Hall, 600 North Park, Madison, WI 53706
lvonschn[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]facstaff.wisc.edu