Graham was joking when he first said it -- at the very birth of the form -- in September 1999. He, too, didn't much like the word "blog" -- "Oy! That name!" he exclaimed on his site, Bradlands. And so he worried about where this would lead us: perhaps to jokes about "falling off a blog," or worse, "blogorreah."
"Goodbye, cyberspace," Graham wrote. "Hello blogiverse! Blogosphere? Blogmos?"
Well, blogosphere stuck.
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