Date: Fri, 10 Oct 1997 16:58:53 -0400 From: Evan Morris Subject: Re: New word? -----Original Message----- From: Gareth Branwyn To: ADS-L[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UGA.CC.UGA.EDU Date: Friday, October 10, 1997 4:38 PM Subject: Re: New word? >>Maybe I just haven't been paying attention and this word is already widely >>used, but it's new to me. The following message appeared today in another >>list: >> >>>My messages to . . . keep getting bounced back---does anyone have a >>>>new edress (are you there . . .)? > >It is, in fact, in use, though I'm not sure how widely. I first heard it used >by John Plunkett, the art director at Wired, and I think it's it fairly >widespread usage throughout Wired Ventures. I'm surprised it's not in Wired >Style. I almost included it in the book version of Jargon Watch and I'm not >even sure why I didn't. A quick search on AltaVista yields 259 matches (Web) >and 49 (Usenet). Rats. I thought we were saving "edress" for Microsoft Virtual Clothes. Which way to the egress?