What's the difference between i.e. and e.g.?
1680s, probably from earlier suffe (1590s), of uncertain origin. Originally used in reference to the coast of India, hence perhaps of Indic origin. Or perhaps a phonetic respelling of sough, which meant "a rushing sound."
A person who ''surfs'': People are taking the trouble to put the professional sports schedules on line, to be consulted by any surfer of cyberspace (1990s+)
To move or pass through some range of choices, such as television channels: I surfed from your show/ They're surfing the same part of the zeitgeistRelated Terms
[1990s+; fr the ease and rapidity of movement while surfing on waves]