Information: ‘the imparting of incriminating knowledge’

For a change, how about a short quiz?


  1. What was the original meaning of the word ‘information’?
  2. Who first penned the phrase ‘information age’, and when did this occur?
  3. Approximately how many words are in the Oxford English Dictionary’s (OED) entry for the word ‘information’? a)2500, b)5000, c)7500, d)10,000 Continue reading