Verbs, was Re: [LMB] Re: Yes But

Mandos mandos at allowed.to
Mon, 23 Dec 2002 09:49:02 +1300


> Louann Miller wrote:
>
> > *kibo: Usenet-speak. Verb, to do web searches on one's own name
> to find out what
> > people are saying about you.
>
> I thought that that was 'egosurfing', or is 'kibo' a subset of
> egosurfing (to search the web for any reference to oneself)?

I always thought Kibo was a person :-) I still think it is a great pity that
he does not get more of a mention in the histories of the Internet.

But at least his name has become a verb :)

Mandos
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