Michael Campbell wrote:
> Not to be a pedant, but it means whatever the population wants it to
> mean.  But I'll agree, the popular meaning has gradually shifted from
> "crashed due to big /. traffic" to "will almost certainly crash, it's
> been listed on /." to  just, "it's been listed on /.".
> 


Odd.  This is the first time I've ever heard it used to mean anything 
other than "overwhelmed by traffic due to a mention on /."

(Maybe those using the alternative meaning are the same ones who think 
"begs the question" means "prompts one to ask.")


James