Posts tagged ‘meme’

#Twitter1998

This one here is a fun one and doesn’t take a lot of explanation, which is good because I’m exhausted. If you had Twitter in 1998, what would you be tweeting about? I’m loving (but not totally understanding) all of the international participation.

Check out the most awesome #Twitter1998 responses on Twitter.

October 22, 2008 at 10:34 pm Leave a comment

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.

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


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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