Blogs make the Oxford Dictionary

Filed as News on August 21, 2003 4:43 pm

by Duncan

Toronto Star> Unsurprisingly, many new entries come from the world of science and high-technology, particularly genetics and the Internet. Thus blog (short for Web log), and egosurfing (searching the Internet for references to oneself) are joined in the dictionary by more unusual phrases such as shotgun cloning (the insertion of random fragments of DNA).

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