To blog or not to blog...that is the question (kind of)

Everybody who studies and uses English knows that there are some words, like contract, train, present and look that can be used as both nouns and verbs. However, there are times when it seems like there are no rules with neologisms - words that have recently come into use. Why is it that we can text someone, for example, but "Facebooking" someone sounds strange to say?

The Economist's Intelligent Life magazine has some insights on how verbing happens:


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