I haven’t really a clue what wibble actually means, but it certainly looks like a fine neologism who’s support I encourage. Meanwhile I’m quite pleased to see that fat-tail distributions are now recognized as so common that we can ridicule those who pretend not to know that. That certainly wasn’t the case even a few years ago.

The W3 and IETF should, and I believe this is one of the rare cases where they would agree, that wibble should be the official pronunciation for WWW. It’s apparent association with states of emotional insanity and high-minded blovating seem like a perfect fit for what most sites serve up from that those names.

In other news related to improving our language tools I’m sure I’ll need the phrase used in this headline: ‘… Outage Blamed on a “Deficiency in An Algorithm”‘.

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