I cut and paste on my Sina Twitter account, readers retweet, and the nannies erase, all of us operating at a frantic pace.
For instance, he says, some of the options in the “paste Special” function still seem obscure.
The regime does not paste over the clean windows of the upper class.
c.1300 (mid-12c. as a surname), "dough," from Old French paste "dough, pastry" (13c., Modern French pâte), from Late Latin pasta "dough, pastry cake, paste" (see pasta). Meaning "glue mixture" is first attested mid-15c.
"to stick with paste," 1560s; see paste (n.). Related: Pasted; pasting.
"hit hard," 1846, probably an alteration of baste "beat" (see lambaste). Related: Pasted; pasting.
paste 1 (pāst)
A smooth semisolid mixture, soft enough to flow slowly and not retain its shape.
[origin unknown; perhaps an alteration of earlier baste, ''strike, trounce,'' of obscure origin and preserved in lambaste]