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Crossposts

Red Light Politics x-Post: Where are the Women “Twittellectuals”?

Why yes, I am making that word up. Oh woe is me, the heavy burden of marketing jargon on my shoulders. But bear with me, because I believe this is a question worth asking.

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Pop Culture

Twitter Ready Grammar: Where’s that at? (!@$%!)

Few things grate me as much as the phrase, “Where’s that at?” It’s bad when you’re speaking, but it strikes me as fifteen times worse when reading those words, as you may do while on the Twitter. @totallycooltweeter may tweet: “OMG! If you’re near Big Park, come check out the hot air balloon show!” and […]

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Ladyguides

Search Global, Follow Local: What to do on Twitter After You Have a User Name

So you’ve signed up for a Twitter account. Now what? You can start just like you started on Facebook — give Twitter your address book and it finds your friends. Register your email and allow searches via email, and your friends can find you. After that, it’s time to start finding other people to follow, […]

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Public Service

@persephone_mag: follow us!

Yes, this week in addition to launching this website, we have also joined Twitter. Does that set YOUR heart a-Twitter or is that a feature you won’t really use? If you’re familiar with Twitter, you know that we’ll tweet all of our posts as they happen. We hope that you, Twitter-using readers, will retweet them. […]

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Ladyguides

Twitter Ready Grammar: For the Love of Lovely Adverbs

We here at Persephone are fans of good grammar. Sure, we’ll have the occasional spelling or usage mishap, but for the love of English teachers everywhere, we make a good effort to be grammatically correct at all times. And the editor hat I wear? It never comes off of my head. So sometimes reading tweets […]