Compu$erve

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CI$

// n. Hackerism for `CIS', CompuServe Information Service. The dollar sign refers to CompuServe's rather steep line charges. Often used in {sig block}s just before a CompuServe address. Syn. {Compu$erve}.
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Compu$erve

n. See CI$. Synonyms CompuSpend and Compu$pend are also reported.
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Compu$erve definition


(Or "CompuSpend", "Compu$pend") A pejorative name for CompuServe Information Service (CI$) drawing attention to perceived high charges.
[Jargon File]
(1994-11-08)

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