lists at MCFEDRIES.COM
Tue Apr 11 11:49:07 UTC 2000
The earliest Lexis cite for "vortal" is January 18, 1999, where it's used as
a trademarked term (good luck protecting that one!). "Vertical portal" is a
bit older, going back to mid-1998. Some have tried "portical", but it was
too linguistically inept to have any chance of catching on.
Other portal-related words:
corporate portal - An internal Web site on a corporate network that offers
content and services aimed at the company's employees.
horizontal portal - An Internet portal site that offers a broad range of
content and services
personal portal - A Web page that offers content and services customized for
Some joke portals I've seen:
tortal - A portal for lawyers.
chortal - A portal for comedians.
mortal - A portal for morticians.
I'm sure there are many others.
Word Spy: http://www.wordspy.com/
More information about the Ads-l