Webidence (2000)

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Mon Sep 15 05:14:22 UTC 2003

On Honyaku, it's used quite a bit to just mean evidence from the Web...

The oldest hit I find is 13 April 1998, used by Brian Chandler. Although he
might not have been the first person to use it, I believe he coined it, at
least independently:


Benjamin Barrett
Baking the World a Better Place

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>    "Webidence" is not on Wordspy.com.  There isn't a
> trademark for it, and I didn't see it on Nexis.
> Unfortunately, it wasn't coined here today.
>    There are 77 Google hits, and 215 Google Groups hits.
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