Definitions

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  • noun Internet an Internet protocol for document search and retrieval.

Etymologies

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From the gopher, mascot of the University of Minnesota, where the Gopher protocol was developed.

Examples

  • 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

    Alec Baldwin interested in congressional run

  • 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.

    Eight Black Horses

  • 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.

    Rabbi Jason Miller: An Analysis Of The Delta-Saudi Controversy

  • But network administrators at the time preferred a streamlined text-only internet service, says Topolski, using something called the Gopher protocol.

    Boing Boing

  • We live in a small town near Laramie called Gopher Hole.

    Dear Pen Pal

  • We live in a small town near Laramie called Gopher Hole.

    Dear Pen Pal

  • We live in a small town near Laramie called Gopher Hole.

    Dear Pen Pal

  • We live in a small town near Laramie called Gopher Hole.

    Dear Pen Pal

  • Had she really bound herself to live, inescapably, in this town called Gopher

    Main Street

  • She was within ten minutes beholding not only the heart of a place called Gopher Prairie, but ten thousand towns from

    Main Street

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