Here at The Atlantic Wire, we respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our jobs easier. Sometimes, though, we have no idea what they're talking about. So after a day of staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorites.
Testing testing. http://t.co/1z4eRNh
This is why Twitter needs an official throat-clearing code, like "breaker, breaker." This could be a test, or it could be a particularly subtle title for a piece about Silicon Valley "patent trolls" who file obstructionist copyright claims in the hopes of securing a subsequent court settlement.
Say this for Time magazine's official Twitter feed--it knows its Casablanca quotes.
Why do dogs rub up against things that smell bad? http://slate.me/nSFmLa
Between this and last week's story on what your dog will do to you after you die (you don't want to know), Slate is emerging once-and-for-all as the online magazine of choice for cat fanciers.
Barack Obama Thinks Your Password Sucks: http://tpm.ly/qhOBSt
This sounds like someone who has plenty of confidence in his debt limit speech. We would have held off on the sweeping password judgement until later.
A chef drops the wine-geek terms. His sangiovese? It has “good slammability” http://wapo.st/pDffxG
Sadly not included in the new vernacular: 'mouth-tasting thing' as a substitute for palette, 'wine butler' to replace sommelier, and 'spongy bottle plug' in place of cork.
Buck up, Atlantic Wire Twitter. There are plenty of other fish in the sea. Or, in this case, stories to tweet.