- From the gopher, mascot of the University of Minnesota, where the Gopher protocol was developed. (Wiktionary)
- From the gopher mascot of the University of Minnesota, where the protocol was developed. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“If we can handle Ronald Reagan, Ah-nold, Jessie Ventura, Sonny Bono, and Gopher from the Love Boat I'm sure we can handle a Baldwin brother. jayme”
“But he’d been a demolitions man back then, and whenever there was any kind of discussion as to whether it was feasible to blow up a bridge or a tunnel or a cache of Cong supplies, Gordon would say, “Let’s go for broke,” which is how he got the name Gopher.”
“But network administrators at the time preferred a streamlined text-only internet service, says Topolski, using something called the Gopher protocol.”
“It also said that former U.S. Representative Fred Grandy also formerly known as "Gopher" on "The Love Boat" was presenting this matter to Congress.”
“We live in a small town near Laramie called Gopher Hole.”
“Had she really bound herself to live, inescapably, in this town called Gopher”
“She was within ten minutes beholding not only the heart of a place called Gopher Prairie, but ten thousand towns from”
“To think that there was once a Mrs. Kennicott who let herself worry over a town called Gopher Prairie when there was a whole world outside it!”
“And it was a novel about a village called Gopher Prairie in the state of Minnesota.”
“We hear of an implement, in use in Illinois and other Western States, called the Gopher Plow, worked by a capstan, which drains wet land by merely drawing through it an iron shoe, at about two and a half feet in depth, without the use of any foreign substance.”
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