Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe

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what a lovely phrase

from Ray Ozzie's blog (where I looked for a way to get in touch with someone at Groove who will come back to me with comments for an article I'm writing as the pr@ email isn't pr@oducing anything yet) - Perp-to-Perp network legislation, and by extrapolation Perp-to-Perp networking

Language at its best: catchy, amusing and pithy with a whole weight of associations and freight of assumptions wrapped up in it. The funniest modern coinages are often some kind of protest at the burdens of a world that lets technology bend us around it and not vice versa - voice jail, mouse potato. If we can't fix it at least we name it, shame it and get a smirk out of it.

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