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Words such as folksonomy, blog, and wiki make people shudder

According to a survey of 2,091 adults, words such as "Blog", "netiquette", "cookie" and "wiki" have been voted among the most irritating words spawned by the Internet.

On the top five most hated words was:

1. Folksonomy (collaborative classification of information)
2. Blogosphere (collective name for blogs)
3. Blog
4. Netiquette (etiquette on the internet)
5. Blook (book based on blog)

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  • Blog, cookie, wiki top list of hated Internet words: poll Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - June 22, 2007 - via Adaptive Path

See also: Text (24) 

 

COMMENTS

Hmmm... that's an interesting topic. Amazing what you can find out on the blogosphere. Assuming it doesn't violate netiquette, I might blog about this on my blog, which I use for blogging, and tag my blog entry with tags like "folksonomy" and "blook".

Wait it minute, I might have just figured out why my wife tells me that I'm irritating.

Terry Bleizeffer | June 23, 2007

 

I guess "webinar" wasn't on the list, or it would definitely have been on top. That word is almost as gross as "cheesecloth".

Bryan J Busch | July 12, 2007

 

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