Tuesday 14th January, 2014

by Joshua Gaskell

Twitterese, n.

Pronunciation: /twɪtəriːz/
Etymology: from the name of the social networking service Twitter < Twitter n. + -ese suffix. See earlier headlinese n., journalese n., newspaperese n., etc.

A foolish opinion, advanced of late years, that we ought to spell exactly as we speak. Cf. textspeak n.

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