[Ads-l] Antedatings of vlog, video blog, vlogging, vlogger (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Mon Mar 21 18:00:30 UTC 2016


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> Subject:      Re: Antedatings of vlog, video blog, vlogging, vlogger
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> > On Mar 21, 2016, at 1:43 PM, Mullins, Bill CIV (US) =
> <william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL> wrote:
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> > But since American English-speakers are familiar with the foreign uses
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> of "vl" that you mentioned, I'd bet they were much more willing to  accept "vlog" and the like than they would have been otherwise.
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> > (and you left out my favorite -- Vlad the Impaler)
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> Well, I would derive him from Vladimir, even if he didn't come from  Vladivostok. 
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But did he like Vlasic pickles?
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