Category Archives: Post A Day 2012

Daily Prompt: Play Lexicographer

  1. Blogtomeniac (noun)

Etymology: Blog and Kleptomaniac

A Blogtomeniac is someone who constantly steals the content of someone else’s written material, be it newspaper articles, blog posts etc just so he/she can fill up pages of his own work. Normally such a person will be on the quest to beating some type of Blog record (most views or most likes etc) or simply just trying to get freshly pressed. Usually they do this without citing a reference to the original author.

Such a person should be put on the “Freshly Jailed” list and have their blog confiscated.

  1. 2.       Blog-o-capitalism.

Etymology: Blog and Capitalism

Simple, this refers the ever increasing trend of very good bloggers turning their blogs into a commercial commodity. Blogocapitalists are leveraging their expertise in blogging to make money from adverts placed on their blogs. An example of a Blogocapitalist is Linda Ikeji from Nigeria.