Twitter Wit: Brilliance in 140 Characters or Less

Twitter Wit: Brilliance in 140 Characters or Less


New York journal announces, "Twitter is the recent internet corporation correct now...the subsequent massive Thing;" the hot York instances calls it "one of the fastest-growing phenomena at the Internet;" Time journal claims "Twitter is on its approach to changing into the subsequent killer app;" and Newsweek notes that "Suddenly, it sort of feels as if all of the world′s a-twitter."

due to the fact its production in March 2006, Twitter has unleashed a torrent of self-expression from its six million participants all over the world, who ship and skim each one others′ "tweets," messages as much as a hundred and forty characters in size. pals use the positioning to make plans; family use it to stick attached; politicians use it to foyer for votes; and humorists use it to ideal their craft. in reality, Twitter clients have reinvented the vintage medium of the witticism in a website the place an individual could be a Dorothy Parker or an Oscar Wilde.

Twitter Wit is the 1st compilation of Twitter aphorisms, with submissions starting from quotidian vignettes like "I guess in Sweden the Ikea directions are in English" to bumper sticker-type quips like "I imagine the fowl of affection is the dove. My husband thinks it′s the swallow," and individuals starting from celebrities like Shaquille O′Neal, Jimmy Fallon, Penn Jillette, John Cleese, and Steven Fry to normal individuals with formerly unappreciated sharp tongues. that includes a foreword by means of Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, this approved anthology of the thousand so much so much shrewdpermanent and noteworthy "tweets" relates the range of human adventure in hilarious bite-sized pieces.

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