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Internets
also called Internet

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  1. The singular "Internet" (usually capitalized, but see Internet for discussion) results from the connection of many smaller networks

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  2. Bush used the word Internets[a] in the third Gore-Bush presidential debate on October 17, 2000: JOYCE CLEAMER, AUDIENCE MEMBER: ...I'm very concerned about the morality of our country now

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  3. "Internets" is a Bushism-turned-catchphrase used humorously to portray the speaker as ignorant about the Internet or about technology in general, or as having a provincial or folksy attitude toward technology. United States President George W. Bush f

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  4. The term gained cachet as an Internet humor meme following Bush's use of the term in the second 2004 presidential election debate on October 8, 2004

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  5. Ridicule, and later parody, of Bush's uncommon pluralization spread quickly on the Internet and in traditional media following the 2004 debate

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