To apply a geek-like attention to detail to traditionally non-geeky activities.
I totally wxained this corset-I drafted the pattern with calculus!
Internet connectivity on a mobile phone.
Portmanteau of "phone" and "intertubes
"I can't get any wireless here. How will we use Google maps now?"
"It's OK. I'll use them on the phonetertubes."
<i>The internet is not something you just dump something on. It's not a truck.
It's a series of tubes. </i>
"Does your apartment have tubes?"
"No, I'm still waiting on the cable company."
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