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Splasho [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, June 29, 2006
14 years ago3,971 views

The same with 'What is X'

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

But... what means "PETA"?

PS : in France we play to find stupid definitions from Google Define.
Exemple :
-define corpse: broken, rotten, tired, exhausted, possibly dead.
-define cannibal: Man who likes his neighbor with sauce.
-define banker: man who lends an umbrella by good weather and takes it back when it starts to rain.

Michael Fagan [PersonRank 3]

14 years ago #

this'd be better if they had case sensitivity...

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

PETA is an (I think radical, but I'm not sure) animal rights organization.

FooMan [PersonRank 1]

14 years ago #

I thought it was "People Eating Tasty Animals"

Manoj Nahar [PersonRank 4]

14 years ago #

PETA is People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

but google does not come up with this. It comes up with a different definition based on the pages it has crawled.

It does the same with most of the abriviations you can think of

GB
TB
IP
URI
URL
HTML .....

I think definition it links to in top bar to answer.com is much more relevant.

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

>>The same with 'What is X'<<
X is the twenty-fourth (number 24) letter in the English alphabet. Isn't this right?

Splasho [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Lol, Haochi thats true. What I meant was that "What is Peta?" returned the same result. I was using X as a wilcard, replaceable with anything including peta.

Sorry for confusion

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Ahh, now I understand... I also literally entered [what is X]...

Veky [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Philipp, maybe it's time to enable a few more semantic elements in your comments. If OP said
[blockquote]
   The same with [samp]what is [var]X[/var][/samp]
[/blockquote] (with [] as angle brackets),
this wouldn't happen. ;-)
(No, I'm not _that_ naive... but _some_ people actually use these elements.)

/pd [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

define peter ==> "disciple of Jesus and leader of the apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope"

define jane ==>Jane is a station on the Bloor-Danforth Line of the Toronto subway. It is located at 2440 Bloor Street West at Jane Street. It opened in 1968"

define Tarzan==>1904-84) American swimmer and actor. He won the 100 metres freestyle gold medal in 1924 in a record time, despite having to fight and kill two crocodiles on the way.

I can sit all day and have fun with this one :)_

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