[Ads-l] to live-tweet

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 7 10:45:50 EDT 2017


The context suggests he would be Tweeting about the hearing.

T: "There's a Congressional hearing, and I'm live-Tweeting."
J: "What are you live-Tweeting about?"
T: "The hearing, lunkhead!"
J: "Oh, I thought you were live-Tweeting about the executive order on your
desk."
T: "Why would you think that?"
J: "Because I'm a lunkhead?"

JL


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JL

On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 10:03 AM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:

> He could be tweeting​ about something else. Live-tweet keeps it in the
> context of the event.
>
> On Jun 7, 2017 9:56 AM, "Jonathan Lighter" <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > So, in other words, "Will Trump Tweet During Comey Hearing?" would have
> > been far less informative.
> >
> > JL
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 9:47 AM, Jim Parish <jparish at siue.edu> wrote:
> >
> > > There's also the related "live-blog".
> > >
> > > Jim Parish
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On 6/7/2017 8:44 AM, Dan Goncharoff wrote:
> > >
> > >> It means he will tweet during the event, not waiting until it is
> > finished.
> > >>
> > >> On Jun 6, 2017 9:55 PM, "Jonathan Lighter" <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> > >> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> CNN chyron:
> > >>>
> > >>> "Will Trump Live-Tweet During Comey Hearing?"
> > >>>
> > >>> It's Tweeting in real time, if you see what I'm getting at.
> > >>>
> > >>> JL
> > >>>
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