Michael Quinion wordseditor at WORLDWIDEWORDS.ORG
Sun Nov 23 09:43:59 UTC 2008

A BBC report on Friday (
used "nonliners" to mean those who were not online, specifically without a
broadband connection. It's a curious neologism.

Michael Quinion
Editor, World Wide Words
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