Innovative technologies create new words

To google became a verb even when Google discourages it:

Google has attempted to discourage use of the word as a verb, fearing the dilution and potential loss of its trademark, like Yo-Yo, Xerox and escalator (see genericized trademark).

I know you should protect your trademark but when all the people start using your name as a common word is a sign of success.

Anyway, the point here was discovering the new word of today:

wii-kend:

1. A weekend devoted exclusively towards playing a Nintendo Wii.

2. the weekend of November 19, 2006, the Nintendo Wii console’s launch date

Found via word of the day

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