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  • None the wiser? From TechCrunch.

    June 13, 2009

  • Apparently this was avoided, which is good, and we can all forget this abomination of a word.

    June 14, 2009

  • Yep, you're right on two counts, seanahan.

    I detect a definite antagonism on your part to twords in general! :-D And maybe Twitter too?

    June 14, 2009

  • The article uses Twitocalypse, although it then refers to a Twitpocalypse site.

    June 14, 2009

  • I like Twitter, I think it is a good idea, if properly used. Just like blogs Twitter is a medium that can be very effective and useful, as well as crazy and annoying. It is the nomenclature that upsets me. Twit is an insult, and for a while there were a lot of passed tense twat jokes which were mildly amusing. A tweet is a noise a bird makes, and in college when I tried to pass out drunk at 4 in the morning the birds kept me awake. Add to that all of the really awful portmanteau words like this, and the fact that the twit prefix has become relatively productive in a short period of time and the whole twitter phenomenon needs to die and be resurrected with a new name.

    June 15, 2009