Internet ephemera (was Re: 'eliminationism' not in OED)

Hugo hugovk at GMAIL.COM
Tue Feb 5 13:38:32 UTC 2013

Some netsam from Usenet.

1999 in

"I understand that it is confusing and sometimes frustrating to try to wade
through the netsam(cyberspace's answer to flotsam and jetsam) in order to
accurately gauge the possible threats posed by y2k and how to effectively
prepare for them."!topic/

Possible 1997 in comp.lang.python:

"This application would allow me to type into my computer
   random notes to myself (phone #'s, appointments, dates, things-to-do,
   netsam-to-read-later, get-rich schemes, &c), and retrieve them
   quickly, in response to a search-engine-type query ( other
   bells and whistles)."!topic/comp.lang.python/r1VAYs795lY



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