Internet: its 10 best English words, or, neologisms for our time

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  1. wfgodot

    wfgodot Former Member

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    Not sure what forum this goes in but, nevertheless, it is an entertaining, short read - educational, even, with none of the requisite pain of learning.

    The 10 best words the internet has given English (Guardian)

    Here are the words. The text following each provides interesting reading about meaning, usage, and history:

    01. Avatars
    02. Hashtags
    03. Scunthorpe problems
    04. Trolling
    05. Memes
    06. Spam
    07. LOLs
    08. Meh
    09. Cupertinos
    10. Geeks
     
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  3. TrackerSam

    TrackerSam New Member

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    :floorlaugh:
     
  4. Kat

    Kat Kind words do not cost much

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    I bookmarked his book. Because, yes, I'm going to read it. :D
     
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    oh_gal New Member

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    They left off "baby mamma" and "baby daddy"...and..."my bad". But maybe that's not an internet thing...just society in general.

    Meh.
     
  6. Linda7NJ

    Linda7NJ Active Member

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    I think Jerry Springer gets the credit for that;)


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