1. The OED’s word of the day for January 24 was doryphore (subscription to OED required):
One who draws attention to the minor errors made by others, esp. in a pestering manner; a pedantic gadfly.
If only this word was more common, we’d have the perfect term to describe 99% of internet commentors.
2. The OED’s Word of the Day yesterday (Jan. 29) was green man. I think the first definition is the most appropriate in this day and age:
green man, n.
1. a. In outdoor shows, pageants, masques, etc.: a man dressed in greenery, representing a wild man of the woods or seasonal fertility. Now hist.