Are you a neweeter, a tweetaholic or a notweeter?

The English language has evolved from many different dialects and languages, orginally Germanic from the Anglo-Saxons but also taking in Latin, Norse and many others along the way. And it carries on evolving with new words, expressions and slang arriving every day.

Twitter birdOne of the most recent waves of new words has been spawned by the technological revolution, not least the world of Twitter where a whole host of twee words have been born.

So, tweeple, are you a tweeter? Are you guilty of twagiarism or twitterhoea? Perhaps you’ve indulged in a little twisticuffs or twirting? Or have fallen foul of twittiquette?

Or perhaps you are a twitter hater or even just a twitter, meh – whatever… It will be interesting to see whether Twitter has a long-term affect on the language or if it is just a tweet in the pan. What do you think?

If you want to learn more about the language of tweeting – here are a couple of interesting articles from the BBC and Mashable. And don’t forget to follow us!

 

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