Today is this blog’s sixth birthday! Help yourself to a cupcake.
And please remain seated while we review the last 12 months in bloggage.
June 2011: Why do so many startups’ names end in -IO?
July 2011: Campus Crusade for Christ changed its name to the peppy, preppy Cru.
August 2011: What’s in cheez?
October 2011: “Siri, tell me what your name means.”
November 2011: Why do so many startups’ names end in -LY?
December 2011: The security contractor formerly known as Xe, and before that as Blackwater, changed its name to Academi.
April 2012: What does “tribal” mean in fashionspeak?
May 2012: How pleasant it would be if people in power cared about using language correctly. Alas, they don’t.
And for scholars of paleo-blogging, here’s my first post, about naming a new nanoparticle.
Cupcake photo from Crazy for Crust.