PangramTweets is a bot (a computer program that runs on its own) that searches Twitter for, and then retweets, pangrams—texts that contain every letter of the alphabet. A famous pangram, sometimes used as a typing test, is “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.” […]
Here’s a sampling of what has turned up so far.
I’ve just (with the help of google) realized I wrote about the wrong experiment in my 12 mark psychology question oops
— s (@bricktop___) May 13, 2014
It’s official: Arthur Sulzberger names Dean Baquet executive editor of The New York Times, replacing Jill Abramson.
— Vindu Goel (@vindugoel) May 14, 2014
Looking for a new job is exhausting. Every one I want requires a bazillion years of experience I don’t have. FML.
— Ryan Stephens (@Integrity1stziB) May 16, 2014
Thanks JMM for boosting my boxing prediction confidence again. The Mayweather card did a number on a lot of boxing fans. #MarquezAlvarado
— E.J.O. (@ElioOrtiz11) May 18, 2014
SHUT THE FUCK UP ABOUT THE “FRIENDZONE”. MAYBE YOU SHOULD JUST VALUE A WOMAN’S FRIENDSHIP AND QUIT EXPECTING THEM TO FUCK YOU. JESUS FUCK.
— ・。。・゜☆゜・。。・ (@chrstnmchd) May 19, 2014
Juan Manuel Marquez boxes Alvarado on weekday to line up fifth fight alongside Pacquiao @SportsMomentz http://t.co/e5CyDwDXFd
— Rinaldo Jonathan (@testeronline12) May 19, 2014
Maybe Joe needs to take some advice from Iceland and arrest the rich people who are stealing from the rest of us tax paying citizens. #qanda
— Toby Owens (@TehMegaWiz) May 19, 2014
From Language Log http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/
By Ben Zimmer