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Subject: Re: UKNM: UK Slang
From: Sajid Mohammed
Date: Wed, 26 May 1999 10:54:25 +0100

The only UK slang that leaps to mind is 'Falco!' - coined by those
cocky slivers at NTK to describe another web company going to the wall.

Although it's not net-specific, I'm sure our Transatlantic friends
would appreciate the terms 'pear-shaped' and 'Pete Tong' to describe
when things go wrong.

---manouatpostmaster [dot] co [dot] uk wrote:
> A friend of mine basec in San Fran. is an editor for New Media
> (cric. 250,000, seen as the alternative rag to Wired) and has asked for a
> favour. He wanted to know if there are any distinctly UK slang
> terminologies for the Internet.
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