belated WOTY

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Jan 6 12:15:52 UTC 2000

On Thu, 6 Jan 2000, Miller, Jerry wrote:

> was botched. It gets very scary when Internet shorthand edges toward
> standard usage.

Why do you refer to "my bad" as Internet shorthand?  Isn't this term
associated primarily with playground basketball and other sports contexts?

Fred R. Shapiro                             Coeditor (with Jane Garry)
Associate Librarian for Public Services     TRIAL AND ERROR: AN OXFORD
  and Lecturer in Legal Research            ANTHOLOGY OF LEGAL STORIES
Yale Law School                             Oxford University Press, 1998
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