Recursive explanation. Trying to explain to 16-year old what “cc” in gmail means: It means carbon copy. [blank stare] OK, let’s take a step back. It comes from the carbon paper you put between sheets in a typewriter. [another blank stare]. OK, let’s take a step back.
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I always thought it meant Courtesy Copy.
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Hey you guys... And yes, I AM adorable.

Dec 4, 2021 · 6:28 AM UTC

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This is crazy. I am sure it was carbon copy.
Nice adaptative deformation. As you can see in the fine print, “originally “carbon copy.””
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