To Blog

Like bootylicious, these choice words, and other “hip” words before it, the word blog has finally been officially recognized by the OED:

blog, v.

intr. To write or maintain a weblog. Also: to read or browse through weblogs, esp. habitually.

1999 TBTF for 1999-08-30: Aibo Rampant in cistron.lists (Usenet newsgroup) 30 Aug., Blog..to run a Web log. 2000 Whole Earth Winter 54/1 To blog is to be part of a community of smart, tech-savvy people who want to be on the forefront of a new literary undertaking. 2001 Washington Post (Electronic ed.) 17 May, Journalist Jim Romenesko’s clearinghouse for media gossip..showed how a personal blog could go pro when the Poynter Institute hired him..to blog full time.

(via Maud)

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