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POTS

n. plain old telephone service [for a computer connection to the Internet]. (As opposed to connection through a TV cable or high-speed telephone line.) Even in five years, most people will still rely on POTS to get connected to the Internet.
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References in classic literature ?
THEN the mouse came out of her jam pot, and Benjamin took the paper bag off his head, and they told the doleful tale.
I don't know of what sort I am," returned Sancho, "but I know very well I'll never get such elegant skimmings off Basilio's pots as these I have got off Camacho's;" and he showed him the bucketful of geese and hens, and seizing one began to eat with great gaiety and appetite, saying, "A fig for the accomplishments of Basilio
The women were now preparing the prisoner for their cooking pots, while the men stood about resting after the fatigue of their mad revel.
The messenger was a chatty soul and loved a bit of gossip dearly; besides, the pot of ale warmed his heart; so that, settling himself in an easy corner of the inn bench, while the host leaned upon the doorway and the hostess stood with her hands beneath her apron, he unfolded his budget of news with great comfort.
Returning, he gathered his pots and pans together, packed his grub- box, and rolled up his bed.
And all this while she would be performing astounding feats with orders of pork and beans, pot roasts, ham-and, sausage-and-the-wheats, and any quantity of things on the iron and in the pan and straight up and on the side.
However, as the sun baked these two very dry and hard, I lifted them very gently up, and set them down again in two great wicker baskets, which I had made on purpose for them, that they might not break; and as between the pot and the basket there was a little room to spare, I stuffed it full of the rice and barley straw; and these two pots being to stand always dry I thought would hold my dry corn, and perhaps the meal, when the corn was bruised.
He had taken up some bricks in his floor underneath his loom, and here he had made a hole in which he set the iron pot that contained his guineas and silver coins, covering the bricks with sand whenever he replaced them.
And when the morning came and the mists were all white and cold, he saw the man's child pick up a wicker pot plastered inside with earth, fill it with lumps of red-hot charcoal, put it under his blanket, and go out to tend the cows in the byre.
This good counsel was followed, and a little pot of fat was bought.
Parting Scenes Between Brothers, Cousins, Wives, Sweethearts, and Pot Companions.
The good advice was followed, and a pot of fat was bought, but they did not know where to put it.
He was followed at a little distance by two sturdy natives bearing a steaming pot which they carried on a pole between them.
When the sun became too hot, Rosa likewise took in the pot from eleven in the morning until two in the afternoon.
A filled straight belonging to French Louis gave him a pot of five thousand against two sets of threes held by Campbell and Kearns.