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[Powderworks] Blogging From Bagdad

Craig Jacobson cjake@pipeline.com
Thu, 20 Mar 2003 11:33:21 -0500

Alister Thomas wrote:

> Pardon my ignorance, but what on Earth does 'Blog' mean?? (I presume 
> that 'blogging' is performing the act of 'blog' more than once??)?
> I've had a few e-mails sent to me, recently, with the message 'Iraqi 
> blog', and haven't had a clue what on Earth 'Blog' is.
> I assume it ('blog') is some form of protest or dissent...

Nothing of the sort.  It stands for weblog, an online journal of sorts. 
 (See http://www.instapundit.com for what is considered by many the 
definitive blog.)