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

Peter Reitan pjreitan at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue Jul 11 11:01:01 EDT 2017


. . . not worth a red sat.
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From: Laurence Horn<mailto:laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
Sent: ‎7/‎11/‎2017 7:47
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Subject: Re: satoshi, sat (crypto jargon)

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Excellent; I nominate =E2=80=9Cnot worth a satoshi=E2=80=9D as the =
minimizer of the month.

LH


> On Jul 10, 2017, at 10:59 PM, Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM> =
wrote:
>=20
> 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>).
>=20
> The online Oxford Dictionaries don=E2=80=99t have this word.
>=20
> Neither Wikipedia, Wiktionary nor the online Oxford Dictionaries have =
=E2=80=9Csat=E2=80=9D (plural =E2=80=9Csats=E2=80=9D) for the common =
abbreviation of satoshi.
>=20
> Benjamin Barrett
> Formerly of Seattle, WA
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