Catfishing: A Long History of a Very New Word

We’ve heard the word, Catfishing, and doesn’t it feel like it’s been part of the zeitgeist forever? But Catfishing, as it’s used in popular culture, is a relatively new term, from 2010, actually.

And it was coined by a documentarian.

In this episode, I look at the history of the word catfishing, and actually take a look at its very long, but hidden history that has everything to do with catfish and cod.

So let’s deconstruct this!

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Produced by Jo Vraca. You can find my books on Amazon