dooce


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dooce

(duːs)
vb (tr)
slang chiefly US to dismiss an employee for something he or she has written on a website or blog
References in classic literature ?
"Posting will cost a dooce of a lot of money," grumbled Rawdon.
"Then where the dooce did they drop from?" asked Lord John.
When all the evil is done, look you - when these two strangers with the levels and the compasses make the Five Kings to believe that a great army will sweep the Passes tomorrow or the next day - Hill-people are all fools - comes the order to me, Hurree Babu, "Go North and see what those strangers do." I say to Creighton Sahib, "This is not a lawsuit, that we go about to collect evidence."'Hurree returned to his English with a jerk: "'By Jove," I said, "why the dooce do you not issue demi-offeecial orders to some brave man to poison them, for an example?
(There's never been any trouble over the birth of an heir at Pardons.) Now where the dooce is it?" She felt largely in her leather-boundskirt and drew out a small silver mug.
She began her blog, dooce.com, 18 years ago writing about the people she worked with.
Heather B Armstrong Image Credit: Courtesy of Dooce.com
Examples include A Cowboy's Wife, Dooce, Doodlemum, Parenting Illustrated With Crappy Pictures, and Pioneer Woman.
(Kerr's essays, with titles like "How to Decorate in One Easy Breakdown," would translate seamlessly to a "mommy" blog.) But the direct mother of this style of parenting writing is probably Heather Armstrong, the blogger who writes under the name Dooce. Armstrong has been writing down-and-dirty posts about her family life for more than a decade now; the New York Times suggested a few years ago that she likely earned at least $1 million a year doing so.
Consider this example: Heather Armstrong, a popular blogger known as Dooce, has 1.5 million followers on Twitter.
It is defined as "getting fired because of something that you wrote in your weblog," coined by Heather Armstrong after she was fired for writing about work and coworkers in her blog, dooce.com.