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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Quote \Quote\ (kw[=o]t), noun A note upon an author. [Obs.] --Cotgrave.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Quote \Quote\ (kw[=o]t), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Quoted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quoting}.] [OF. quoter, F. coter to letter, number, to quote, LL. quotare to divide into chapters and verses, fr. L. quotus. See {Quota}.] [Formerly written also {cote}.]

1. To cite, as a passage from some author; to name, repeat, or adduce, as a passage from an author or speaker, by way of authority or illustration; as, to quote a passage from Homer.

2. To cite a passage from; to name as the authority for a statement or an opinion; as, to quote Shakespeare.

3. (Com.) To name the current price of.

4. To notice; to observe; to examine. [Obs.] --Shak.

5. To set down, as in writing. [Obs.] "He's quoted for a most perfidious slave." --Shak.

Syn: To cite; name; adduce; repeat.

Usage: {Quote}, {Cite}. To cite was originally to call into court as a witness, etc., and hence denotes bringing forward any thing or person as evidence. Quote usually signifies to reproduce another's words; it is also used to indicate an appeal to some one as an authority, without adducing his exact words.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

quote

noun

1: a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else [syn: {quotation mark}, {quote}, {inverted comma}]

2: a passage or expression that is quoted or cited [syn: {quotation}, {quote}, {citation}]

verb

1: repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her" [syn: {quote}, {cite}]

2: name the price of; "quote prices for cars"

3: refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior" [syn: {quote}, {cite}]

4: put quote marks around; "Here the author is quoting his colleague"


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In the interest of FULL DISCLOSURE, there is a particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT of the home page here.

I used Abduction! for Firefox or Webpage Screenshot for Chrome to get this series of SCREENSHOTS.

Electronic Frontier Foundation Golden Key Campaign

I don't want Uncle Sam having my SIM Card PRIVATE keys.

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This is a Thumbnail of the particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT above. The really fine print is not legible, but if it's slightly oversized, it can be read in the thumbnail. Generally, in the thumbnail, you can't read the fine print. In the fine print I say that I'm using all of these copyrighted and trademarked seals and logos and images without the permission of the intellectual property owners. I am stating that these parties are not endorsing my website and that I am not related to them in any capacity. I state that my ideas and suggestions might affect them or might be related to their industries or areas of interests and that I am addressing these parties and institutions.

I allow commentary on the home page and variants of "Cool." I may not stay with DISQUS but right now it suits me - at least in these places.

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