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which scares me to death as a lover of the English language.  The more we get used to Twitter, the loss of deeper content across other parts of our written world will increase.

“Whan that Aprille with her shoures sote….Twitter comes to dash our houpes.

More later..

Actually I thought of a better way to adapt Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales:

“Whan that Aprille with his shoures sote. The Thoghtes of Twitter hath perced to the rote….”

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