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Falling: "Asking for help"
Thanks for answers but....where is the red button?!— Elizabeth Hurley (@ElizabethHurley) July 1, 2013
Anyone got a magical way of activating a copy of Final Draft that SHOULD BE WORKING BUT IS NOT FOR NO FRIKKING REASON? Please, no jokes.— Graham Linehan (@Glinner) February 14, 2012
Falling: "Mandela gun-jumpers"
What's worse than tweeting that Nelson Mandela has died before he has died?— amusebarf (@amusebarf) June 27, 2013
I'm seeing reports that Nelson Mandela has died, if that's true it's a great loss but I'm not saying anything until its official— Garyn Jones (@GDJones95) June 27, 2013
Nelson Mandela is alive.— Oshi (@OshiSuuru) June 27, 2013
Falling: "Andrew Selous MP"
Let’s first remind ourselves of Hartman's Law of Prescriptivist Retaliation, which states the following: Any article or statement about correct grammar, punctuation, or spelling is bound to contain at least one eror". The last tweet sent by Andrew Selous, MP for South West Bedfordshire, is a prime example. He’s taken it down, now, but fortunately the evidence will exist for evermore:
Why do we have to learn spanish they are comin over here make them lean english— morgan anderson (@morgan293680) December 7, 2012
I realize its hard to lean english thats why i think they should learn it before they even cross the border.— Emily (@O_emilysherm) June 14, 2012
Why are we weak?when a immigrant comes into country they should b made to lean English,we should not accommodate for other languages this ..— DarrenMole (@DarrenMole) November 1, 2011
The 'Lean English' is the low-calorie version of the famous breakfast. It's awful.— Dean Burnett (@garwboy) June 26, 2013
Twitter's not inclined to agree with you. RT @Andrew_SelousMP Strongly support the loss of benefits unless claimants lean English.— The No Show (@The_No_Show) June 26, 2013