Like the author of this post, Tom Chatfield, I am intrigued by the way some words become integrated into our vocabularies. He has put together a great list of ten words we gained due to their widespread popularity – and because of the internet. From avatars to geeks…and eight words in between – this is a great read! ~ Jenn
I’ve been an etymology addict since I was a teenager, and especially love unpicking technological words.
It’s a great reminder of how messily human the stories behind even our sleekest creations are – not to mention delightful curiosities in their own right.
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