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Subject: Re: UKNM: UK Slang
From: Stefan Magdalinski
Date: Wed, 26 May 1999 11:13:57 +0100

Tim Ireland wrote:
> Due to the nature of the net a lot of the slang involved tends to be
> international, BUT there is a phrase exclusive to UK newsgroups, (spoken
> often by exasperated oldbies):
> "freeserve has a lot the answer for"

"The snobbery shown by current internet users to newbies coming online
is exactly equivalent to the pioneers on the Mayflower looking down on
the people arriving *on the second boat*"

John Perry Barlow.


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