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Blog, v.

The February 12, 2004 entry from The Oxford English Dictionary's Word of the Day is for the verbal use of the word blog thus:
1999 TBTF for 1999-08-30: Aibo Rampant in cistron.lists (Usenet newsgroup) 30 Aug., run a Web log. 2000 Whole Earth Winter 54/1 To blog is to be part of a community of smart, tech-savvy people who want to be on the forefront of a new literary undertaking. 2001 Washington Post (Electronic ed.) 17 May, Journalist Jim Romenesko's clearinghouse for media gossip..showed how a personal blog could go pro when the Poynter Institute hired blog full time.
That earliest citation of the term from the defunct Tasty Bits from the Technology Front is available in their archive.
Originally published: 2004/02/12 08:44:22