Final Note

The Internet is just "the internet" now

Kai Ryssdal May 25, 2016
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Paleofuture via Giphy
Final Note

The Internet is just "the internet" now

Kai Ryssdal May 25, 2016
Paleofuture via Giphy
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Not that The New York Times gets to decide everything, but the paper announced this morning that the word “internet” will no longer be capitalized.

The Associated Press made the same decision a month or so ago, so the Times is really just following on this one.

Honestly, the AP is too — I’ve been pronouncing “internet” with a lower-case “I” for years.

One last thing: that gif at the top of this post is from an “internet town hall” President Bill Clinton held in 1999. It’s very good.

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