blog


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Joe Bloggs

A typical, ordinary, average person. (Though suggesting a male given the use of "Joe," it does not necessarily refer to a man.) Their security is so lax that any old Joe Bloggs could walk right up and take their equipment. For any new piece of technology to succeed in the market these days, it has to be easy for any Joe Bloggs to pick up and use.
See also: joe

blog

1. noun A webpage that is, or is similar to, an online journal, typically in which entries are posted regularly and in chronological order. The term is short for "weblog." I think it would be fun to start a fashion blog!
2. verb To maintain and post entries to a blog. I've been so busy that I haven't blogged in weeks. When I was going through that rough patch, I found it really helpful to blog about it.

ˌJoe ˈBloggs

(British English) (American English ˌJoe ˈBlow) (informal) a way of referring to a typical ordinary person: What will this promised cut in taxes really mean to Joe Bloggs and his family?As the son of a senator, of course he has advantages that the average Joe Blow doesn’t have.
See also: joe

weblog

and blog
n. a type of online diary that someone makes available to other people on the internet. (A very popular way to communicate one’s personal details without any social interaction.) John started a weblog so that other people could read about what he eats for breakfast. I deleted my blog, since it was too silly.

blog

verb
See weblog
References in periodicals archive ?
"The number of books retrieved from blogs and of books reproducing Internet aesthetics has dramatically increased in the last few years and is almost impossible to track now, showing that Arabic literature continues to thrive between the online and the offline realm." Some of the earliest Egyptian bloggers were activist Alaa Abdel Fatah and novelist and journalist Ahmed Naji.
The landscape of Egyptian blogs is introduced in more detail in the second chapter, which focuses on the texts and paratexts of six blogs.
H2: User-generated blog communication material positively influences the consumer perception about brands.
H4: Higher blog rating by users helps in positive perception formation about brands.
Other class sessions at the beginning of the semester were dedicated to negotiating the format and design of the blog and to learning about Fair Use and Creative Commons guidelines for adding pictures to the blogs as well as music or external video clips to the video blogs Fair Use and Creative Commons guidelines can be complex and confusing, but several good resources are available to interpret them (see EDUCAUSE, 2007; Jones; U.S.
There is good content on Typepad, just not in the same quantity as the other blog networks.
Make sure your blog is easy to find on your insurance agency website.
Table 1 provides the respondents' pseudonyms, a brief job description, the location of the organization's headquarters, the year the blog started, and the classification for the blog.
In addition, teachers need to be certain they are not violating the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations when publishing student content and must constantly monitor the blog.
An academic library blog could feature posts that describe upcoming holidays and events that are specific to one population of students on campus but may be relatively unknown, and even less understood, by other students on campus.
Email jteller@grit, com OTjteller@cappersfarmer.com for more information on a Grit or Capper's Farmer blog.
Weblogs (blogs for short) were a grassroots phenomenon a few decades ago but now number in the hundreds of millions.
There is no time restriction you can work on you blog whenever you are free.
While some bloggers might bristle at the idea that their personal blog is a business, they will likely welcome this guidance.
A blog can simply be an online personal journal, which is why the word "blog" is a combination of "Web" and "log." Most early blogs were online diaries or collections of editorial musings.