Describes the act of hastily copying and pasting work from other documents to produce your own work.
(Originated in Indonesia, on internet forums)
b: Yeah gimme 5 minutes I just have a proposal due today but it's just a lot of copas so shouldn't take long.
a: Gwen this document looks like shit
b: Sorry Harold - it's mostly copas. I couldn't be fucked coming up with anything original.
Maricopa is located in Pinal County, approximately thirty miles south of Phoenix and 100 miles north of Tucson. The city was officially incorporated on October 15, 2003, becoming the 88th incorporated city in Arizona.
n.: 2. A city or town that is considered far from any major metropolitan area, with little to do for recreation.
Person A: I drove for over an hour to eat at a decent restaurant.
Person B: Oh, you must live in Copa. Sorry, buddy.
See also Maricopa, Maripoopa, BFE, boondocks
Lecturer Assistant: "It seems that I am very familiar with your work paper here."
University Student: "Well.. actually much of it is a COPAS work from your past dissertation."
A: "Dude! the number in this excel sheet doesn't add up! How come 100 and 30 became 500?"
B: "it's COPAS mistake, I'll fix it shortly."
Sorry.. this is a COPAS from BBC, but the story is very interesting!