All of my Googlegangers are from the 18th century.

There’s an interesting little rant on the Guardian’s book blog about “new” words, the faddish choices that dictionary publishers and other groups make when choosing words of the year, and those words’ staying power (or lack thereof) in literature. w00t.

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2 thoughts on “All of my Googlegangers are from the 18th century.

  1. Just to completely miss the point, but delightfully relish your headline, at least all your google O2 isn’t being sucked up by some thug famous only for jumping a more-famous thug.

  2. Well, OK, you have a point. There is also a famous Scientologist with my name. Mostly it’s just Puritans and their descendants though.
    Also, by the way, I’m going to start calling you “Blood.”

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