@WilliamGreeley Yep, that’s the distortion I was thinking of. Just wanted to make sure I wasn’t missing anything.
Just found a @tweetie feature: when replying, you can pull down the text input area to reveal the tweet to which you are replying. Slick!
@WilliamGreeley By “environmentalist policies” do you mean ethanol subsidies? Or something else?
Just saw a 60-Day Lock costume here at work. Hilarious! I’m still chuckling over it.
@shlevy That’s fine. My general principle is to avoid neologisms and slang where there already exists sufficient terms.
@shlevy I suggest you do what you like. I think it’s an abomination and never acceptable but you’re welcome to not care a whit what I think.
@shlevy Readers? Followers? How do you refer to your friends? Do you call them your “peeps?”
(Too subtle? How about: “tweep” is a bastardization of a bastardization that immediately diminishes any respect I have for someone.)
It’s rare that a good portmanteau springs up. “Tweep” does nothing to decrease that rarity.
HAH! Evolution of a Python programmer: http://gist.github.com/2…