The Wordsmoker Dictionary – “Cobweblog”
June 21, 2012 in Wordsmoker Dictionary
I meant to write about this about three months ago, when fellow Wordsmoker and champion snorkler Little Trumpet said it on Facebook and I noted it down WITH A PEN AND PAPER on my desk and then stuck it to my wall like a big, flat yellow spider without legs and square. Anyway – a
is a blog that hasn’t been updated in a long time, and if you look closely at it you can see the digital equivalents of spider webs SEE HOW IT WORKS? Digital spider webs and dust are things like sparkly black backgrounds from the days of Geocities, or a Yahoo! email address (never mind an actual AOL one) or little clues like Comic Sans font-usage or a picture of a dead pet who wasn’t dead four years ago when the picture was taken and uploaded at a rate lower than 56k. It’s a dead blog, floating in cyberspace, its denizens forgotten until a random Google search with a misspelled character takes you there and you feel lucky then sad at the pace of modern life.
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