Posts tagged ‘comics’

Burma-Shave

To call xkcd a “webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language” is a bit of an understatement. Incredibly popular amongst the geekier internet crowd (myself included!), xkcd is equal parts Garfield and Stephen Hawking with a bit of The New Yorker and some stick figures thrown in. Do yourself a favor and cruise through the archives. And maybe buy a shirt.

So what does this all have to do with a popular advertising campaign for shaving cream?

Today’s xkcd concerns itself with a bit of rhyming on Twitter. And the twitterverse has responded. In a huge way.

Follow the burma-shave rhyming on Twitter.

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October 20, 2008 at 3:47 pm Leave a comment


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Wherein I try to add some context to the top trending topics on Twitter.

TJ Sondermann, your host, elsewhere. You can also catch me @sondernagle. Or, Follow Connect the Tweets on Twitter @cttweets. Please send questions, comments and/or concerns to cttweets at gmail