from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. weather permitting
- abbr. word processing
- abbr. word processor
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- Washington Post
- white phosphorus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A contraction of worship.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
– Not everything in WP is self-explanatory, but if you need anything just ask. on 09 Aug 2006 at 10: 08 pm Therese Walsh
The Phosphorus in WP is pure phosphorus that when exposed to air reacts with oxygen, and goes thru some chemical reactions ending with polyphosphoric acid, which is hydroscopic.
You can argue back and forth about whether WP is a chemical weapon, what you have to understand is the science behind it and not draw one-to-one conclusions just because of the word phosphorus.
It appears WP is having some sort of fit at present.
I guess I need to go back through and find out how to display the built-in WP version of tags, or something. * grumble*
I mean, an op-ed in the WP is not the same thing as a comment in a blog!
The most fascinating portion of the WP article reveals that the GOP provided multiple US attorneys with evidence, not mere complaints, of Dem voter fraud which the WP is reporting was completely ignored or actively obstructed:
And outside of the WP is a monument to the bias we face and the bias that we fight.
Still, all in all, I think the WP is a great American newspaper.
If you work in Courier, size 10, 11 or 12, and your word processor is set for a normal page size, about 7 inches across excluding margins, then what you see in your WP is a pretty good approximation to how the text will look in PG plain text format.