Interesting, slightly-off definitions of stuff around blogging by William Safire (via Dave).
- Is that true about the "bye-line"?
- "blog" is short for "weblog" (online journal), not "web server log file" (list of hits on a web server). Peter Merholz is responsible for the abbreviation.
- A "meme" is a catchy idea. Chain letters count too, but the meaning is broader than that. The first time I heard of memes was when reading Snow Crash.