I lost geek points on wednesday night.

There I was, happily watching Corner Gas (a Canadian show based on the implausible premise that Saskatchewan is funny — surprisingly it works), when at the end we were told “Visit us on the interweb at”. I turned to the SO in surprise. “The what?”

A quick google search later and I learn that, as well as being a common part of web design and internet service provider names, and a key word on a number of “adult sites”, interweb is:

A sarcastic term for the internet. Often used in the context of parody regarding an inexperience, unskilled, or incoherent user.

Hay guys, I’m using teh interweb!!!

(Courtesy Urban Dictionary).

A new word — a new sarcastic word at that — and I missed it.

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