dead tree edition
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Dysphemism, referring to the raw materials from trees used in the manufacture of paper.
- (idiomatic, pejorative, humorous) Paper version of a publication that can be found in an electronic media version.
2004, William R. Tracey, The Human Resources Glossary, page 167:
- dead-tree edition Derogatory cyberspeak for the paper version of a periodical....