Posted by Bookworm on January 23, 2003
In Reply to: Do you copy? posted by ARE on January 23, 2003
: What does "Do you copy?" come from, what does it mean?
It a CB term that truck drivers use. It means, "Do you hear me?" or, "Did you get that?". Along those lines.
Here is a definition from Merriam-Webster on line for CB (citizens band):
Main Entry: citizens band
: a range of radio-wave frequencies that in the U.S. is allocated for private radio communications