) was British slang for "any hypothetical person" (compare U.S. equivalent Joe Blow); earlier blog meant "a servant boy" in one of the college houses (c. transitive verb. to author an online diary or chronology of thoughts. Word Origin. shortened form of Weblog. Usage Note. blog, blogged, blogging v, blogger n. Select Blog ScienceBlogs Home Blogging the Origin After careful reflection, I'd say it is worth reading The Origin of Species. Biology. The fossil record seemed to offer little support to his theory then again, it offered little support to any other theory. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Online chat Online discussion Communication software Collaborative software Social network service Virtual learning environment. These blogs are referred to as edublogs. The New York Times. In India, blogger Gaurav Sabnis resigned from IBM after his posts questioned the claims made by a management school. Time gets advertising revenues from the blog and Sullivan is paid a fee for his services.