underlying » underline
Spotted in the wild:
- The underline message was: welcome to Kashmir. It is normal. (The Tribune, Chandigarh, India, Oct. 11, 1998)
- In any case, the underline principle behind the Copyright Law of the country is that the moment a person produces any original literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work, there is copyright protection inherent in the same. (Inomy: The New Economy of India, Dec. 21, 2002)
- But the underline problem is that you’re assuming that a maori will fit that description and that a white guy won’t. (BigFooty Boards, June 24, 2002)
Appears to be most common in Indian English and other Asian Englishes.
(See also underlying » underlining.)