Another Study From Twitter


Yet another university, corporation or research group is using the twitter to gauge the human condition. This time Jacob Eisenstein at the Georgia Institute of Technology and his colleagues used Twitter to examine the origins of slang and how it spreads through the country. What they found was that places like New York, SoCal, and Atlanta are hotbeds for new slang, but that certain slang associated with one region may not have started there. The word “Bruh” actually started in the southeast before migrating to southern California. In next week’s study, find out how Twitter can help you look great and trim inches off the waist with just one easy, 10-minute workout.

Read more at elitedaily.com.

14 Comments

  1. jerkstoresean

    November 20, 2012 at 8:47 pm

    I heard #btbwts started on Long Island

  2. SarahMcSmokeyPants

    November 20, 2012 at 9:40 pm

    We are last to get new slang here in Kansas, it’s off the chain yo!

    • TBVickroy

      November 20, 2012 at 10:18 pm

      @SarahMcSmokeyPants fo sizzle!

    • TBVickroy

      November 20, 2012 at 10:19 pm

      @SarahMcSmokeyPants fo shizzle.

      • shrekkalove

        November 20, 2012 at 10:46 pm

        @TBVickroy  @SarahMcSmokeyPants My nizzle.

      • SarahMcSmokeyPants

        November 20, 2012 at 10:52 pm

        @shrekkalove  @TBVickroy you guys are the bomb dot com

  3. Pool Keepers Son

    November 20, 2012 at 9:55 pm

    Whaaaat!

  4. shrekkalove

    November 20, 2012 at 10:46 pm

    Word(s).

  5. plastic thoughts

    November 21, 2012 at 8:47 am

    ATL bitches!

  6. DeathProof

    November 21, 2012 at 9:28 am

    MIT has a team of researchers working around the clock to track down the mysterious origins of #ProlapsedAnus and #btbwts

  7. jerkstoresean

    November 21, 2012 at 10:05 am

    Where did “tho” start tho?

    • BadNewsJeff

      November 21, 2012 at 1:31 pm

      @jerkstoresean
       Minnesota.  Fifty Tyson.

  8. Ziggy Stardust

    November 21, 2012 at 1:24 pm

    Maybe they can figure out why people get sucked into this shit ?

  9. blasterjoe

    November 22, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    What a condition our condition is in.