(often lowercase) the Internet: used jocularly when pretending to be or referring to an inexperienced Internet user, or when expressing a disdain for certain Internet content: vague recollections presented as fact on the Interweb.
Hot Dog! Are They Sandwiches, Or Not?
Sandwich. This is a word worth pondering on several levels. First, what’s its origination? Why is a piece of meat between two slices of bread called a sandwich? Second, many of us mispronounce it, referring to a sammich. And we’re saving the biggest controversy for last. Is a hot dog…a sandwich? We feel obligated to get to the heart of this matter. It’s why we’re …
Clickbait Isn’t New
Clickbait existed before clicking did “When you find out what these kids are jumping into, your jaw will drop!” “Baby ducks see water for the first time—can you BELIEVE what they do?” Confronted with such emotionally charged lines, it’s almost impossible not to click. Do the tykes tumble into a vat of chocolate syrup? Are ducklings reaching for toothpaste to brush their beaks? Can you …
Also In·ter·webs, In·ter·webz [in-ter-webz] /ˈɪn tərˌwɛbz/.
Origin of Interweb
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He was going to have to spend less time hacking the ride and more time reading the interweb, clearly.Makers
a facetious name for the internet, used to imply that the speaker has little understanding of or interest in the subject
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