"Web 2.0" to Become the Millionth U.S. Word

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urdead4g

It's because of stuff like this that American dictionaries are soon going to have no value.

Just a heads up for the WEB 2.0 fans...

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mesiah

Mankind really is starting to head down that slippery slope to total computer domination :D To me this just stinks of "lets write a computer progam that decides what is and is not a word." And low and behold, when HAL told them the latest word to be used 25k times is "web 2.0" all of the zombies said "Its a word because HAL said so. who are we to question the all knowing computer?" I think we are starting to rely a little too much on computers to make our day to day decisions for us. There is even talk now of the recent air france crash being partially caused by the computers control override system, put in place because we don't think pilots are capable of making their own decisions when it comes to what the air frame can withstand. Oh well, my computer is telling me its time to get back to work >.>

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Denis63

Reading this article is the first time i've ever heard "Web 2.0"

Noob would of been a better choice, since everyone seems to have heard it at one point or another.

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periodhyphenund...

Web 2.0 has nothing to do with the Internet as we know it!

Web 2.0 is simply a Private Network controlled by Government and Corporate Interests.

It is designed from the ground up to allow censorship of anyone at any time and prevent the public from sharing information in a free and open manner.

Web 2.0 is NOT the Internet!

 

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yogurt80

Ludacris.  It's not like the internet was re-launched.  I use n00b myself.  I've never uttered "web 2.0."  Actually, I doubt I ever will.

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Strongbad536

gordon is gonna have a field day with this... hahaha. i cant wait for the rant.

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winmaster

 Just don't tell Gordon and he won't have to kill someone.

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The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

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Vegan

No one can even agree on what Web 2.0 MEANS.

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teh 1337 haxxor

web 2.0 is a stupid word. n00b on the other hand is much more widely used and has a legitimate meaning and usage. Whats the difference between the 'web' and the 'web 2.0'??? Absolutely nothing in my opinion.

Also, nice picture source. My local news channel right there...

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sirphunkee

yup...we're proud to be keepin' the web weird ;)

 

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neo1piv14

Looks like we need the Dark Knight 2.0 to come beat up the guy in charge of making this a word. Scum, villiany, and pompous, anonymous asshats are taking over our dictionary.

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JDK

My issue is would be why would a phrase be counted as a word?

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comptech08

ya really, how does web 2.0 count as a word?

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