Yahoo vs Aol - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between yahoo and aol
is that yahoo
is (literature) one of a race of brutes, who look and act similar to men, that inhabit the same land as the civilized houyhnhnms or yahoo
can be (informal) an employee of the internet company while aol
is lime (inorganic material containing calcium
As a verb aol is
to lime, whitewash.
A rough, coarse, or uncouth person; yokel; lout.
A loud boisterous person.
(pejorative) A white person from the former Confederate States of America (i.e., Southern United States).
(cryptozoology) A humanoid cryptid said to exist in parts of eastern Australia, and also reported in the Bahamas.
- 1835: The natives are greatly terrrified by the sight of a person in a mask calling him "devil" or Yah-hoo, which signifies evil spirit.'' — James Holman, ''Travels , 1835 (quoted by Malcolm Smith, above)
- 1985: Yahoos in the Bahamas'' — title of paper by Michael Raynal, ''Cryptozoology , volume 4, 1985
* yokel, lout