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Twitter will destroy us all

Posted on: June 4, 2009 1:07 pm
Edited on: June 4, 2009 4:55 pm
As if the world couldn't get dumber, along comes Twitter to blaze that trail. And athletes and other famous people are leading the way. Thanks. Thanks a lot.

This story set me off. Not the part about La Russa, though it's an irritating part. No, the part that kills me is down low, where Tweets from Shaquille O'Neal and Terrell Owens are quoted, and those guys -- enormous, athletic, virile men -- write like 12-year-old girls. Or boys. Whatever. They write like idiots, is my point, and their idiot-speak will spread to whatever impressionable knuckleheads subscribe to their Twitter feeds in the first place.

Here's what Shaq wrote: "I want kobe bryant to get number four, spread da word."

T.O. wrote about his search for a house in Buffalo, noting that residents don't "want any drama n their neighborhood. LOL!!! Wow!!."


The word is the, Shaq. The. It's one more character, and 75 more IQ points, than da.

And as for you, T.O. ... you left out the smiley face and the wink, you complete and total moron ;)

I just hope Twitter is taking off as much worldwide as it is here. Already the United States is falling behind (most) other industrialized countries in science and math. Now we're dumbing it down in English, with Twitter and Shaq and T.O. and Lance Armstrong and people like them leading us down a path where nobody can write a sentence any more.

They better be Tweeting in Japan. That's my point.
Category: NFL
Tags: Twitter

Since: Jun 27, 2009
Posted on: June 27, 2009 10:16 am

Twitter will destroy us all

I think you are just whining because Twitter has effectively rendered your job obsolete.  No more will people have to depend upon pompous thought mean Journalists to write what we should think.  People can read tweets from the source and decide for themselves without you interjecting your pompous and self important elitist attempt to control our thoughts....soooo....I say....TWEENT ON!!!!!

Since: Jan 23, 2007
Posted on: June 7, 2009 2:37 pm

Twitter will destroy us all

You gotta love the Buffalo fans with the " no drama". Only thing is the city is so desperate for a win TO had better show up and get teamwork done or fan retaliation of improper demeanor will keep him scared inside his home faking a quad injury.

P.S. why did CBS ban my cousin for a icon of a housecat?Your Bosses  at CBS animal haters? C,mon man they tolerate freeman ripping off others people's comments for the content in  his column report. How Journalistically cruel is that? :)
Sincerely Yours,

Since: Mar 3, 2008
Posted on: June 7, 2009 10:52 am

not your typical writer

Sasquatch says all sorts of unrepeatable things, and Gregg Doyel deletes the offensive post engages with the moron.

Since: Mar 3, 2008
Posted on: June 7, 2009 10:45 am

Twitter is currently blocked in China...

...the GDP wouldn't grow if they allow that nonsense

Since: Feb 25, 2009
Posted on: June 5, 2009 7:53 am

Twitter will destroy us all

     it didn't take inane twitter posts to convince me that Shaq and TO are morons.  Twitter is heaven sent for self absorbed morons. 160 characters of gibberish a few times daily.  Perfect!

Since: Dec 25, 2006
Posted on: June 5, 2009 7:24 am

Twitter will destroy us all

But the more important point, sasquash, is that you agree with me. And as an aside ... please "see" me some day. You're tough as you hide behind some nickname, but here I am -- using my name and (cool) picture before God and Tim Tebow -- telling everyone that "seeing" you would be my pleasure. Make it happen, kid.

Since: Jul 24, 2007
Posted on: June 4, 2009 8:41 pm
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Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: June 4, 2009 7:49 pm

Don't worry Greg

Think: PET ROCK.

This too shall pass (I hope so!)

Since: Sep 12, 2007
Posted on: June 4, 2009 7:46 pm

Twitter will destroy us all

I hope someone goes OJ on you. If I ever see you out and about I will skull you until my pops Stay classy Eagles fan.

Since: May 9, 2008
Posted on: June 4, 2009 7:24 pm

Twitter will destroy us all

The word is the , Shaq. The . It's one more character, and 75 more IQ points, than da . I agree with the entire post, but that one sentence says it all. Here's to those of us smart/brave enough not to buy into things that make us seem dumber than most of us already are.

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