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Blurkers, Blogstipation and Blogitis: Blogafinitions for Bloggers

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I was recently trying to find an on-line list of Blog Terminology (cuz we DO speaketh our own lingo dontchaknow) for a blogging class I’m teaching.

It amazed me how some the terminology I came across wasn’t exactly “official” blog lingo, but creative and hilarious madness from the minds of fellow bloggers. It was too funny NOT to share.

Blogifinitions

Blogafinitions:

Blaudience – Your blog audience.

Bleg – To use one’s blog to beg for assistance, comments, likes and shares.

Blego – Blog+Ego. The self-measure of a blogger’s worth.

Blogstipation – Writer’s block for bloggers.

Blogcessed: Update your website every 30 minutes for 24 hours straight. Check for new comments in five minute intervals.

Blogathon – Block a whole day to do nothing but write posts and read other blogger’s work. Similar to binge watching TV shows..

Blogathy – I do not want to post today and I do not care about it.

Blogified: I am “in to” blogging. I am totally “blogified.”

Blogitis- I can’t go to work today, I have a bad case of Blogitis (meaning you’d rather stay home and read the uber fantastic blogs in the Blogosphere).

Blogariffic! Like Tony the Tiger, this blog (or topic) is Blogariffic! A measure of Blog enthusiasm.

BlogaMalaria: A affliction where you’ve “caught something terrible”..like caught sight of the calendar and discovered you have 5 product reviews due in less than a week.

Blogolicious- A post or a topic that is superfantastic.

Blogiversary- The anniversary of when you first started blogging.

Blogopotamus – A long, long blog post.

Blogorrhea – Unusually high output of articles.

Blogophobia – Fear of blogs and blogging. But, obviously you don’t have it cuz..you’re reading this. Duh.

Blogroach – A commenter who rudely disagrees with posted content. Similar to a Sh*t stirrer.

Blomit- basically where you vomit out your thoughts and feelings on your blog. The blog equivalent to verbal diarrhea.

Blump: A blogger who is an inactive lump. Doesn’t really do any writing, they just repost everybody else’s stuff.

Blurker – a blog reader not posting comments, just lurking around quietly. Most family members are notorious Blurkers.

DoppleBlogger: Someone who plagiarized your posts and puts them on their blog without your permission. A worse a**hat than a Troll.

Hitnosis – Refreshing your browser repeatedly to see if your hit counter or comments have increased.

GAD – Google Adsense Disorder. Repeatedly checking your AdSense earnings.

Linky Hoarder: Obsessively adding your content to every.linky.available…even if it doesn’t fit the theme.

Trolls- The a**hats that have nothing better to do than talk smack about your blog in the Comment Box.

What Bloganifitions to you use?

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