Overheard this morning – a

Overheard this morning – a woman confuses ‘backwards-compatible’ with ‘reverse-engineer’, and I wonder – should you have a license to use words as oneupmanship weapons? [Edited to add – could I possibly start a whole new Sarah Jessica Parker inspired column called ‘Geek in the City’ all about the tremendously amusing antics of new media workers in London. Or would that be totally lame? Vote lame!]