The words below were collected by students in response to an assignment to find
words using the Internet. Use the link beside each word to explore the resource
Groovy (adjective) World Wide Words
Marvelous, wonderful. In the 1960s it came into use. Not current usage. Hippies
tended to use it the most. Wow, that's groovy man!
Scotch (verb) World Wide Words
It means to stop or obstruct. Shakespeare uses this word in Macbeth. He hath scotched
the snake, not killed it. He scotched that idea.
Clickstream (noun) Netlingo
It is the path the user takes when he or she navigates in cyberspace. Brad needs to make
the clickstream easier for the ALC students using the Web site.
Cobweb site (noun) Netlingo
A World Wide Web site that hasnt been updated in a long time is
called a cobweb site. Usually it has a lot of linkrot (dead links or
Quiche (noun) Cool Word
A kind of food made of egg custard in the shape of a pie. People like quiche with
onions, spinach, mushrooms.
Means the highest point. How nice it is to approach the summit of
means a meeting of top leaders. Yeltsin and Clinton held a summit meeting in
Vancouver in 1993.