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11. Posted by Brendan (Respected Member 1824 posts) 10y

The interweb is a grammer free zone!

12. Posted by pfeiffer (Full Member 211 posts) 10y

Quoting Brendan

The interweb is a grammer free zone!

?interweb what is

-Kevin
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Kevin Pfeiffer

13. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 10y

Quoting pfeiffer

Quoting Brendan

The interweb is a grammer free zone!

?interweb what is

That's a Corner-Gas-ism. Actually, I don't even think they end the show with that anymore, so B may well be behind the TV times... ;)

14. Posted by Brendan (Respected Member 1824 posts) 10y

Sadly tway, Corner gas didn't coin that term ;)

15. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 10y

Quoting Brendan

Sadly tway, Corner gas didn't coin that term ;)

Really? I thought Brett Butt coined it for the end of the show. I don't even think he says it anymore, actually...

16. Posted by Sander (Moderator 4834 posts) 10y

Quoting tway

Really? I thought Brett Butt coined it for the end of the show.

According to wikipedia, this Corner Gas program has existed since 2004. According to the same wikipedia, the first recorded use of the slang term interweb was in 1997.

I personally have been using it since 2000 or thereabouts, although I've mostly stuck to the intarrrweb version. ('course, nowadays it's the intertubes and other such combinations, thanks to Senator Ted Stevens and his 'brilliant' explanation of how the internet really doesn't work.) :)

[ Edit: Edited on Dec 5, 2006, at 4:34 PM by Sander ]

17. Posted by Brendan (Respected Member 1824 posts) 10y

Ohhh I like Intertubes!... I didn't realise the term was coined in 1997 that is older than I thought.

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