[LMB] OT: so what is Klout?
iosef at gothic.net.au
Sun May 20 18:24:25 BST 2012
At 01:58 AM 5/21/2012, Lois McMaster Bujold wrote:
>I failed to understand Friday's _xkcd_ not because of the math, as
>commonly, but because of the referent. So what *is* this Klout that
>the cartoonist wants no part of?
In addition to what has been posted: Klout gets its name from the
British/Australian slang for influence. Usually spelled with a C,
clout is influence with a group, organisation or industry. As in:
"Rupert has some clout with the news media, I'll get him to quash the story."
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