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- noun slang, North America A
- verb slang, North America To make a paper
copyor copies by means of a photocopier.
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Despite such entreaties, the word xerox seems to have become generic, if not according to the courts, then at least according to current American usage, where it occurs freely as noun, adjective, and even verb, with or without capitalization.
Eaon – apparently that IS true, the book’s out in the UK only in january, so we have to wait! manuscrypts – it simply means that xerox is a company that is reinventing themselves. so brand equity is what i’d think.
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Those who argued for aggression are dinosaurs, relics of a clunky pre-interactive politics that has slipped into the past this year, a politics where consultants were considered clever if they could supply lines like the "xerox" gambit.
The people who most objected to my using the word "xerox" to refer to copying stuff were the people at Kodak.
Either use the "xerox" swipe, or lift from John and Bill.
There were enough obviously scripted moments in her talk tonight ( "xerox" comes to mind) and the fact that her closer statement didn't answer the question, makes me feel that her handlers wanted her to get in one last huge emotional appeal.
She ducked the transceperancy and ear marks question, ducked the delegates question - and John "Kiss Ass" King threw her punch lines "where is the beef" punch line, She had a cheap "xerox" moment - but at the end she "paints a picture" of our vetrans that she send to a war and never admitted it was mistake, and she becomes the sweet heart.
According to the radio report, a "xerox" man happened to be present who was able to fix the malfunctioning machine.
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Even if they didn't use PP, it would still be referred to by that name as people used to call all photocopies "xerox" and all inline skates "rollerblades".
I'm surprised (and maybe Xerox is, too, after all the money they spent) that people are using "xerox" with "photocopy" -- thereby rendering that famous trademark into generic-land.
bilby commented on the word xerox
Nigerian slang - plagiarism.
June 15, 2009