This is a Wednesday’s Wonderful Words post, in which I chose a word, well-know or otherwise, and discuss why I think it’s so wonderful.
1. Informal Full name: weblog or web log. A journal written on-line and accessible to users of the internet. A web site containing the writer’s or group of writers’ own experiences, observations, opinions, etc., and often having images and links to other web sites.
verb (used without object)
2. To maintain or add new entries to a blog
1998, short for weblog (which is attested from 1994, though not in the sense ‘online journal’), from (World Wide) Web + log. Joe Bloggs (c.1969) was British slang for “any hypothetical person” (cf. U.S. equivalent Joe Blow); earlier it meant “a servant” Continue reading