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The Phonaesthetics of “Blog”

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 10, 2003

The Phonaesthetics of “Blog”. Is “blog” an ugly-sounding word?

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R.Jun 10, 2003 at 5:00PM

The same way “Birkenstock” is.

TriumphJun 10, 2003 at 5:07PM

Jes, jes. I kid — but seriously. “Blog’ sounds like when I have a poop stuck.

dJun 11, 2003 at 11:15AM

i hate the word blog. i refuse to use it. and laugh when people actually say the word ‘blog’. i just cant take it seriously.

Steven GarrityJun 12, 2003 at 10:03PM

Yup. I use “weblog”. Blog is just too dorky.

dowingbaJun 13, 2003 at 7:48AM

Blog is two less letters than weblog. Imagine what you could do with that extra time!

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