Linux.com: CLI Magic: The Word on wget

“OK, you laggardly louts late to the Linux party, listen up!
This week’s column is all about power to the people. Command line
power. Power that keeps working while you’re off lollygagging.
We’re talking about GNU Wget: the behind-the-scenes,
under-the-hood, don’t-need-watching, network utility that speaks
HTTP, HTTPS and FTP with equal fluency. Wget makes it easy to
download a personal copy of a Web site from the Internet to peruse
offline at your leisure, or retrieve the complete contents of a
distribution directory on a remote FTP site.

“The basic format for the wget command is as follows…”