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The FBI’s List Of Twitter Slang Is Ridiculous

The FBI's List Of Twitter Slang Is Ridiculous

The Internet has been having a good laugh lately at the FBI. The cloak-and-dagger institution is apparently not only listening to your tweets, but they’re painstakingly cataloguing every time you abbreviate or use slang, LOL.

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The 10 Worst Twitter Buzzwords

The BBC takes a look at how Twitter has made an impact on the English language, spawning an entire legion of new words that play off the name of the social network – specifically the first two letters.

Examples include Tweeple, meaning a person who uses Twitter (and is a portmanteau of the words Twitter and people), Twagiarism (Twitter and plagiarism) and Twittiquette (Twitter and etiquette).

Yes: it’s all very horrible indeed.

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