- 2002 - Most Useful Word of the Year - by the American Dialect Society - "Google"
- 2004 - Word of the Year - by the Meriam-Webster Dictionary - "Blog"
- 2005 - Word of the Year - by the New Oxford American Dictionary - "Podcast"
People wouldn't bat an eye if they heard this sentence today: "Just Google me to find my Blog and you'll be able to check out my recent Podcast." (*smile*) Five years ago people would have looked at you like you were an alien from another planet if you said that! Things do change quickly don’t they!