Off-topic: Pop culture references [was Re: Newbie - Trying to Help a Friend]

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Nov 22 05:10:52 CET 2013


Tim Golden wrote:
> One of the (occasionally humbling) effects of internet communication is
> the realisation that the pop-culture reference you assumed would be
> instantly shared and understood by *any normal person anywhere* is, in
> fact, confined to your own back yard.

Obviously we need a mail/newsreader plugin that googles
for cultural references in the messages you're reading
and inserts helpful footnote links!

-- 
Greg



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