Let's say you're scrolling through Twitter, and you come across across a tweet that includes a particularly hot take. You click through to read the replies only to find them inexplicably filled with second videos of dancing K-pop idols. The topic at hand may or may not have anything to do with K-pop — so, what gives? Even if you don't hang in K-pop Twitter circles, it's becoming hard to avoid the trend.
A database of Welsh tweets is being used to identify the characteristics of an evolving language. If I want to find out whether a particular construction is emerging, I would normally have to conduct a time-consuming pilot study, but with Twitter I can get a rough and ready answer in 30 minutes. Mar bwtwm di tori. One answer is to look at tweets. By analysing the content of the character messages, linguists can get to grips with the dynamics of the language played out in real time.
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When the wife of the Calgary Flames goalie takes to Twitter to stand up for her man after he got beat up by the Edmonton Oilers goalie in a fight. Best part of this video is Nurse telling Talbot to go fight Smith. Oilers Flames NHL pic. Eric Engels Good thing George Parros is in the building to deter absolutely nothing.