The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems. HTTP is the foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web.
Hypertext is a multi-linear set of objects, building a network by using logical links (the so-called hyperlinks) between the nodes (e.g. text or words). HTTP is the protocol to exchange or transfer hypertext.
While none of YOU might need this, I know there's nuggets here that I can use right way. I mean I can wait to use this info to help explain to [name deleted... yes, you honey] why her "internet is broken..." :P