[Ads-l] satoshi, sat (crypto jargon)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Jul 11 10:47:10 EDT 2017


Excellent; I nominate “not worth a satoshi” as the minimizer of the month.

LH


> On Jul 10, 2017, at 10:59 PM, Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> A satoshi is a hundred millionth of a bitcoin, as defined at (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/satoshi <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/satoshi> and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satoshi <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satoshi>).
> 
> The online Oxford Dictionaries don’t have this word.
> 
> Neither Wikipedia, Wiktionary nor the online Oxford Dictionaries have “sat” (plural “sats”) for the common abbreviation of satoshi.
> 
> Benjamin Barrett
> Formerly of Seattle, WA
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