"Blog" is word of the year!

And you may well have heard it here first! In the US it’s even bigger. News too that Microsoft belatedly is catching the bug. BTW, Northern Ireland has its first (albeit unelected) politician blogger, Allan Leonard, the Alliance candidate for Laganside.

A slightly inhuman presence that bans bad comments and works late at night to remove the wrinkles in Slugger’s technical carpet. You will need to know about the comments policy to stay off the fightin’ side of me and there is a bit of background about me here. You can email me using this spam-proof link if you really need to, and Slugger is @sluggerotoole on Twitter. But above all, remember, Play the ball and not the man.