I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.
Back in November, I did a blog post on the word Befriend and facebook where it was totally being misused as a negative.
Now comes unfriend, which is not a word, but it is
The folks at the New Oxford American Dictionary have picked "unfriend" as their annual Word of the Year for 2009, a testament to how much social media is affecting the lexicon.
Here's how the
Unfriend - verb - To remove someone as a "friend" on a social networking site such as Facebook.
Or as used in a sentence, "I decided to unfriend my roommate on Facebook after we had a fight."
Of course, Facebook would not like its 325 million users to start applying "unfriend" en masse because the whole point of the
Source: San Francisco Chronicle