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…
Blogstipation – writerÃ¢??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 – To use oneÃ¢??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 Ã¢??not-friendsÃ¢?Â.
Doppelblogger – plagiarize the content of another blogger. To Doppelblog.
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.