[Ads-l] to live-tweet

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 7 16:35:57 EDT 2017


Transitive too:

Nicolle Wallace, MSNBC: "Are you going to give him advice not to live-Tweet
the Comey hearing?"

JL

On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 2:37 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole <adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> > Could I "live-Tweet" about a movie I'm watching on TV? What if it's a
> > ballyhooed "special event"?
>
> Here is an instance on Nov 22, 2006 of "live-Twitter". This message
> appeared a few months before the instance of "live tweet" found by
> Jesse and Dave. This addresses JL's movie question although it was
> uncertain whether the movie was at a theater or on television.
>
> https://twitter.com/feather/status/103583
>
> [Begin tweet]
> Derek Featherstoneā€ @feather
> wonders if Jeremy will live-Twitter the movie
> 12:02 PM - 22 Nov 2006
> [End tweet]
>
> Garson
>
>
>
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 11:24 AM, Baker, John <JBAKER at stradley.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> I also noted the similarity of "live-tweet" to "live-blog," which I
> >> presume to be the original.  Live-blogging, or liveblogging, has been
> >> around long enough that Wikipedia has had an article on it since 2011;
> from
> >> 2006 to 2011 "liveblogging" was on Wikipedia, but just as a redirect to
> >> "blog."  The current version of the article begins, " A liveblog is a
> blog
> >> post which is intended to provide a rolling textual coverage of an
> ongoing
> >> event, similar to Live television or live radio."
> >>
> >> I looked for early uses of "live blog":
> >>
> >>      As a transparent collocation, it dates at least to this use in the
> >> Memphis Commercial Appeal (2/26/2004) (all examples via Westlaw):
> "While
> >> you're at it, check out our ongoing live blog coverage of a tour of
> Delta
> >> food and blues at http://blog.commercialappeal.com/deltablues/."
> >>
> >>      As a hyphenated term, the Fort Wayne News Sentinel had it on
> >> 10/5/2004:  "Can't wait for the end of tonight's debate between Vice
> >> President Dick Cheney and Democratic vice-president candidate John
> Edwards
> >> for analysis, commentary and exasperated gripes? Check out Knight Ridder
> >> Tribune's live-blog site, http://free-fire.blogspot.com."
> >>
> >>      As a verbal phrase, the Washington Times used it on 10/22/2005:
> "In
> >> addition, six "prominent bloggers" of various political persuasions will
> >> "live blog" the forum via the Internet, their commentary flashed to an
> >> onstage screen."
> >>
> >> Verbal live-tweet is necessarily younger (Twitter began operation in
> >> 2006).  Here it is from the St. Paul Pioneer Press (1/16/2009):  "Diablo
> >> Cody will live-tweet during the "United States of Tara" premiere on
> Twitter
> >> (twitter.com/DiabloOnTara)."
> >>
> >>
> >> John Baker
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On
> Behalf
> >> Of Jim Parish
> >> Sent: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 9:48 AM
> >> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> >> Subject: Re: to live-tweet
> >>
> >> 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
> >> >>
> >> >> --
> >> >> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the
> >> truth."
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