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.
Which blogging habits do you suffer from? (I can think of a few :P)
And which blogger type are you??
And, never mind 😛
i have allergies 2 the word “blog” , i hate it!!
i dont know why m blogging!! seriously!
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
I must be a Blurker 😀
Ghaith, come out of the shadows brother! let your voice be heard through the chambers of the blogosphere! 😀
what about people who fear blogging?
and people who feel suffocated by the mere thought of it?
oltillee, we blog because we must?
bilotee, i was quoting Isaac Asimov who said something “we continue because we must” 🙂
people who fear blogging?….blogophobes? 😀
that was a nice post ! It puts you aside with Blognoscentis !!
Osaid, thanks man! 🙂