[Ads-l] to Venmo

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sat Feb 6 21:56:51 EST 2021


Here is an instance of the verb form of venmo in November 2009:

Tweet from: Andrew Sternthal @agsternthal
Tweet timestamp: 5:24 PM ยท Nov 23, 2009
https://twitter.com/agsternthal/status/5989598978

[Begin tweet]
@venmo market suggestion: fundraisers-at a one this weekend & would've
been sweet if I could've "venmoed" my ticket/auction purchases
[End tweet]

Garson  O'Toole

On Sat, Feb 6, 2021 at 9:06 PM Tomas Alvarez <tomasalvarez95 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> This use is *extremely* common in my age group (18-25) to the point that it
> does not require a clarifying question. It's normally used by people in
> their thirties and below.
>
> T. Alvarez
>
> On Sat, Feb 6, 2021 at 7:16 AM Dennis During <dcduring at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > The verb Venmo has been around for about 10 years, but I just heard of it
> > on Quora. The definition I inferred from Google News cites was "To use the
> > Venmo peer-to-peer mobile payment system, originally principally for
> > splitting bills such as for food, drinks, entertainment, and
> > transportation" Has it been mentioned here? Some, mostly recent,
> > attestation is at Wiktionary <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Venmo>.
> >
> > --
> > Dennis C. During
> >
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