Date: Fri, 2 Jan 1998 12:41:16 -0500

From: Gregory {Greg} Downing downingg[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]IS2.NYU.EDU

Subject: Re: Citation for 'internot' (re: Gareth's request)

At 02:11 AM 1/2/98 EST, you wrote:


Recent studies of executives in Europe show a resistance to the Internet

and the World Wide Web that shows no signs of abating....

Postfixed "not" is maybe based in part on the early-90's fad-formula or

catch-phrase of the form "[assertion] -- NOT!" I.e., someone who sails the

internet is an internaut, someone who refuses to do so is an "inter -- NOT"

or "internot." ????

Greg Downing/NYU, at greg.downing[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] or downingg[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]