Thursday, July 02, 2009

The Grammar Guy assists you in using proper Twitter terminology

Dear Grammar Guy:

If the platform by which we communicate to the world is called "Twitter," then why do we call any discrete instance of it a "tweet"? Shouldn't we call it (or perhaps one who engages in it) a "twit"?

--Terminologically Confused

Dear Terminologically Confused,

You have a great point. Of course, the term 'twit' and the term 'tweet' have two entirely different conno...

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1 comment:

mcyoder said...

Thanks for the laugh.