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Happy birthday to we(Blogs)

It was 10 years ago today that the word "Web log" was coined by a guy named Jorn Barger who maintained a website with his opinion and comments on a variety of subjects.

Two years later, online journal author Peter Merholz took the word "weblog"
and split it into "We blog."

Not long after, blog became the favored word for a weblog, and it remains so today.

You can read the whole story on NPR.  They even provide a pretty interesting timeline of how the internet, the world wide web and blogs evolved.


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  1. Oh, by the way, your Myspace site has been hacked Mr. Blogger guy… better handle that before um, you know, um, your good name gets tarnished

    Posted by: Billy Leopard | January 7, 2008

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