James Smith jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM
Tue Sep 28 15:18:44 UTC 1999

--- Bruce Dykes <bkd at GRAPHNET.COM> wrote:

> This kind of thing is always hard to nail down. I
> thought I coined 'avatar'
> until I found out that the developers of Habitat had
> coined the same word
> for the same meaning a few years earlier. So someone
> might have been using
> Spew before I did. But as far as I know, I coined
> it.

Coined "spew" and "avatar"? - hardly.
Coined phrases using them? - remains to be seen.
Imaginitive but nevertheless nonce usage? - most

jim smith
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