The Bloggers’ Dictionary

I was looking through a list of blogging terminology and discovered there were some interesting new words to add to my vocabulary. Not exactly something you’d expect to see on your SATs but nevertheless.

The following are the ones I found most interesting…

Blogging Habits:

Blogstipation Рwriter̢??s block for bloggers. Cant think of what to blog about?

Blogathy – I do not want to post today and I do not care about it

Blogopotamus – A long long blog post

Blogorrhea – unusually high output of articles

Bleg РTo use one̢??s blog to beg for assistance etc.

Hitnosis – Refreshing your browser repeatedly to see if your hit counter or comments have increased

Blogroach – A commenter who rudely disagrees with posted content

Blogoholic – addicted to blogging

Blogorific = blogtastic – something which a blogger says is terrific

Blurker – a blog reader not posting comments, just lurking around quietly.

Blog Tipping – Compliment 3 blogs on day 1 of every month

Blogger bash – a blogger party

Linkbaiting – a habit of writing good content with the sole purpose of getting it linked from multiple sites.

Blogstorm – a large amount of blogosphere activity due to particular controversy. Also called Blog Swarm.

Blogsnob – refusing to respond to blog comments from â??not-friendsâ?.

Doppelblogger – plagiarize the content of another blogger. To Doppelblog.

Blogger Types:

Problogger – professional blogger
Blognoscenti – especially knowledgable bloggers
Blogebrity – a famous blogger.
Blogerati – the blogosphere intelligentsia.
Commentariat – The community of those leaving comments.
Dooced – lost a job because of blog entries. To Dooce.
Blogther – a fellow blogger.
A-List – the top bloggers who influence the blogosphere.

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9 thoughts on “The Bloggers’ Dictionary

  1. Iman, you’re too judgemental of me 😛 😀

    lammoush, i’ve found that most people when asked dont know exactly why they blog…

    we blog because we must

  2. bilotee, i was quoting Isaac Asimov who said something “we continue because we must” 🙂

    people who fear blogging?….blogophobes? 😀

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