Word and Phrase Origins
What is the meaning of copy that?
Asked in Marketing Advertising and Sales
Why is copy called copy in advertisement writing?
Copy is a derivative of the Latin "ad copius" meaning "to provide" which in turn can be traced back to the Greek "ad copium" meaning "to nourish" or "to give." In a modern context it was adopted by the advertising industry as a means to describe the process of writing text with the intent of "providing" the consumer a particular service or product.
Asked in Christmas
How do you get a copy of the words from linus of the peanuts speech about the true meaning of Christmas?
Asked in Definitions, Publishing
What is the meaning of 'hard copy'?
"Hard copy" is a term that is used in the publishing and printing world. Here's the definition according to the The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: A printed copy, especially of the output of a computer or word processor. For more information on "hard copy" on Answers.com, click on the Related Link.
How did the search engine Google get its name and what is its meaning?
What does the Cc mean in outlook express?
Carbon Copy.... if you type an email address in that line, that person will receive a copy of the email you are sending. BCC is Blind Carbon Copy meaning that if you type an address in the BCC line, that person will receive a copy of the email you are sending but their email address will not show to the others who received the email.