Tuesday, January 5, 2010

My favorite neologism for 2010

Snailpaper (n). What arrives on your doorstep every morning with news that is 12 hours old.

-- With thanks to Schott's Vocab.


  1. I think it was Jon Stewart who, a while ago, referred to the NYTimes as "aged news."

  2. Jim Romenesko - ''snailpapers'' get plug on Romenesko via PROJO.com oped

    Jim Romenesko
    Your daily fix of media industry news, commentary, and memos. Updated at
    4:15 p.m.

    AP layoffs
    Minor compared to last round.

    "Snailpapers" song
    Gets mixed reviews.