[Ads-l] infra = infrastructure

Hugo hugovk at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 20 12:00:44 UTC 2014


I've noticed "infra" is also being used as shorthand when referring to
cycling or public transport infrastructure.


Google it: cycling "infra"

See also: https://twitter.com/bollocksinfra

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Here's a quick tech infra from 2007:

https://twitter.com/juhotunkelo/status/31271361

And a transport infra from 2008:

https://twitter.com/baxiabhishek/status/816401402


Hugo



> Poster:       Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject:      infra = infrastructure
>
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>
> "Infra" for "infrastructure" is a trendy clipping in tech circles.
> Earlier this year, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook's motto was
> changing from "Move fast and break things" to "Move fast with stable
> infra." (QOTY candidate?)

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