I had a dabble with etymology myself earlier this week.
My name is Marina and I am a philologist (the study of linguistics and etymology). I love to discuss the origins of words.
This being the future, other people are also enjoying their fifteen minutes:
The prostitute at the centre of the scandal that brought down the governor of New York state, Eliot Spitzer, has become the most sought after person in the US, with camera crews camped outside her Manhattan apartment and her MySpace page inundated with traffic.
Ashley Youmans' website address was receiving about 1m page impressions an hour yesterday morning, and at midday it was taken down and rebooted to remove her personal account of her life and a recording of one of her songs. The deleted page carried the quotation: "What destroys me, strengthens me."