“Tweeps! That was a twitterific twoosh of twitterage in twitterese from this Twitterholic, yeah? Can I get a retweet, here?”
If you’re confused reading that sentence then you’ve come to the right spot. The ever-evolving world of Twitter just gets more and more intricate as it grows, and if you’re not on top of it yet, well… now’s the time to get there!
We recently stumbled upon a web-page full of words; many, many words. Words that would astound you, confuse you, and potentially just frustrate you if you weren’t up with the play. http://twittonary.com/
It is what you think it is – a dictionary of Twitter words.
Searching the “T” page, specifically, there were over 400 – over 400 words starting with the letter “T” relating to Twitter. It is truly mind-boggling to look through this list and realize just how much time people spend on this site we call Twitter.
So, we’d like to inform you of a few words that stood out to us – some of the words that we thought might be a little more ‘useful.’
Let’s start with the basics. The most important word that you’ll have to know in utilizing Twitter is this one: Tweet. Easy, isn’t it? The official definition is “The singular version of the name given to all posts on Twitter.” Basically, it’s any news update.
Going a little deeper, we find Tweetaholic. Now, you might be able to guess this one, but the official definition? “Someone addicted to Twitter, so much that it may be an actual problem.” This is the user who tweets that he is going out to get the mail, that he iss now coming back into the house, and that he just started opening the mail.
Twirgin, “Virgin to Twitter – new to Twitter.”
Twitsomnia, “When you have difficulty falling asleep and/or difficulty staying asleep because you’re so into twittering!”
Twitternope, “A term, phrase or tag yet unused on Twitter. Such that searching for the exact phrase on Twitter results in ‘No results for.’”
Tweepish, “Feeling sheepish or regretful about something you tweeted.”
That’s six. Six silly words that will get you a little more involved with the wonderful world of Twitter. And in case you were wondering… the sentence at the top of the page, in English, means “Friends! That was a terrific 140-character post of rage in the Twitter language from this man addicted to Twitter, wasn’t it? Can someone re-post it, please?” OK, we admit it, it doesn’t really make a lot of sense either way.