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I thought I was being creative coming up with the term, ‘technolinguist’, but then I discovered it’s already being used in a variety of locations – the word nerds and Languate Technologies Research Centre in Canada as two of them. Several individuals use the term as an alias on various blogs as well. In any case, I think the word should be used more frequently in the context of explaining technology to the masses.


  1. >Hi Sarah,I coined (?) and claimed the technolinguist term a long time ago for my blog at blogger. Indeed, I’m surprised that it hasn’t been used before. Not that you care, but my reason for choosing it is that I am interested in technology and linguistics. A lucky coincidence, I think. AndySan Francisco