etymology: derived from the same phrase used by teachers in lower schools whereupon a child has tardily entered his classroom ( n., late pass, v., latepass)
directed toward a person who has presented something (often a piece of information or writing, news article or website) as new and interesting, when it is, in fact, related to something old and already widely circulated
Although others were impressed when Katie showed off the all your base-themed thatched-reed basket she had made in her underwater basket weaving class, Reu could only reply, "Katie, get a late pass!"
etymology: derived from the phrase "get a late pass" and the term "late pass", forms include "suspension," "suspend" and "suspending"
the consequence of having received numerous late passes over a short enough period of time
Nobody could stand Bill's threads because they were so tired, but he still couldn't understand why everyone hated on him. To clarify, Reu told him, "Bill, you have reposted nearly the entire article archive of The Onion, and I've handed you just as many late passes. In light of this fact alone, you're suspended!"
etymology: the verbal form of the phrase get a late pass and the term late pass ----------
the act of informing one that a piece of information that he or she has presented as new and interesting is, in fact, old and already widely circulated
After Elliott posted about a Snopes article regarding the veracity of a picture of Ohio state sex offender Brian Peppers, Evan latepassed him by pointing out that a link to the article had already been posted, and the article discussed, months ago.
One with whom friendship is made and maintained mainly through a computer-based form of communication.
Lauren maintained her e-friendship with her keyboard pal Björn well until her 19th year, at which point her travels through Scandinavia brought her to his hometown, where a best-left-forgotten erotic encounter with one of his family's boars left Björn without a home, and Lauren without a keyboard pal.