It is amazing how many words are created on a daily basis; and many, if not the majority, of these words are derived by the combining of morphemes (see last Thursday's post). Most people know that the word blog is a combination of the words web and log. What people may not know is that there are 214 derivations of the word blog listed in the Oxford English Corpus (according to Newsweek's recent review of the book "Damp Squid"). Actually, this Newsweek article was dated December 22, 2008, so there are certainly more derivations by now. The examples listed in Newsweek were: blogstipation, bloggocks, and blogospherical.
Some other interesting blog-derived words are:
And, of course - blogivations