Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Apr 3 19:08:32 UTC 2008

When I posted about "blawg" everyone told me that was old hat, so I didn't bother to point out "bleg."  "Bleg" is a blend of "blog" and "beg."

Fred Shapiro

From: American Dialect Society [ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Mark Mandel [thnidu at GMAIL.COM]
Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2008 2:57 PM
Subject: Re: Blogging

So, Fred, why do they call it "Our Daily Bleg"? Is that just a blend
of "blog" with "our daily bread"?

m a m

On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 2:00 PM, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at> wrote:
> The New York Times "Freakonomics" blog today has the first in what will be regular weekly postings by me about quotations:

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