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.




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.


We are shocked that 4 out of 5 college students admit to sexting. Shocked | http://ti.me/qYBx1y (via @TIMEHealthland)less than a minute ago via HootSuite Favorite Retweet Reply



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/nSFmLaless than a minute ago via SocialFlow Favorite Retweet Reply



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.


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/pDffxGless than a minute ago via SocialFlow Favorite Retweet Reply



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.

@arapaho415 @word_czar Ugh, this is just not our day for spelling. Or life, apparently. ^JKless than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply


Buck up, Atlantic Wire Twitter. There are plenty of other fish in the sea. Or, in this case, stories to tweet.