The word for today

By Shamus Posted Monday May 22, 2006

Filed under: Nerd Culture 6 comments

I guess Otaku thinks he can just go around inventing new words. That’s fine, I guess, but… otakusphere?

Otakusphere?!?!

The sad thing is I know I won’t be able to resist using it. It’s going to leap out in conversation sometime soon. And I know I’ll get strange looks when it does.

 


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6 thoughts on “The word for today

  1. btw – presently otakusphere is a Google Slice – a search term that returns exactly one hit. Not for long, though :)

    google slicing is harder than it looks…

  2. Eric says:

    Man the site is really going down hill quickly. My head is bowed in shame.

  3. Ubu Roi says:

    Heh. Just used “otakusphere” in an e-mail… we may have to arraign Fledgling Otaku for war crimes if it catches on.

    Of course, I was writing about the popularity of Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya when I wrote it…

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