Language corruption by the stupid is a fact of life, but enough is enough.
Overuse, abuse and misuse of the term "troll" has become endemic. More disturbingly, it has begun to have a distinct McCarthyist slant to it. It has come to have no relation to it's original meaning, and has become a term to attempt to silence criticism by slander, insinuation and guilt by association.
What a troll is -…