Sunday, October 19, 2008


Blogastinate -Main Entry: blog·as·ti·nate
Pronunciation: \blog-as-ti-nāt, \
Function: verb Inflected Form(s): blog·as·ti·nat·ed; blog·as·ti·nat·ing
Etymology: Mixed English Blog short for Weblog a Web site that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer ; also : the contents of such a site and the Latin procrastinatus, past participle of procrastinare, from pro- forward + crastinus of tomorrow, from cras tomorrow
Date: October 2008 (coined by Kathleen Okmark)

Transitive verb : to put off intentionally and habitually the posts in ones own blog by spending too much time reading the blogs of others.
intransitive verb : to put off intentionally the blog postings that should be done.
blog·as·ti·na·tor noun - preferred (alternately blog·as·ti·na·ter) one who blogastinates


Momma Ninja said...

Funny! Very well done. I have the affliction too.

Capt Elaine Magliacane said...

Password-itis killed my first blog, I blogastinated so long I forgot my password, it's still out there on the web... forever frozen in time... poor abandoned blog.

So let that be a warning to you... do not blogastinate too long.

Lisa Reed said...

Oh my gosh! This is hilarious! Quite addicting, looking at all the wonderful blogs out there, isn't it?!

Jan said...

There's a name for my affliction! Thank you.

EWian said...

I keep coming back to read this post it make me in such a good mood.