Myth: The Journal example is irrelevant because most of its subscribers can write off their subscriptions as a business expense.
The vast majority of Journal subscribers now pay for their own subscriptions, in print and online.
It was the scene that launched a thousand HBO subscriptions—and one misguided, mammary-centric New Yorker think piece.
c.1400, "piece of writing at the end of a document," from Middle French subscription, from Latin subscriptionem (nominative subscriptio) "anything written underneath, a signature," noun of action from past participle stem of subscribere (see subscribe for etymology and sense development).
subscription sub·scrip·tion (səb-skrĭp'shən)
The part of a prescription giving the directions to the pharmacist.
The subscriptions to Paul's epistles are no part of the original. In their present form they are ascribed to Euthalius, a bishop of the fifth century. Some of them are obviously incorrect.