New York magazine issues glossary of recent Twitter terms

From ‘because _____’ to ‘hateread,’ you won’t hate reading this primer on some of the most compelling new lingo that came to the social media service last year.

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English has a brand-new preposition, because Internet.

— The Atlantic (@TheAtlantic) November 23, 2013

#deblasiosnewyork A reference to New York’s new mayor, Bill DeBlasio, Vanity Fair calls it “the hashtag you will need most this year.”

All #deblasiosnewyork jokes will be strictly regulated for frivolity and redundancy. #deblasiosnewyork

— Josh Greenman (@joshgreenman) January 2, 2014

Florida man Perhaps the greatest Twitter account ever:

Florida Man Poses as Cop at IHOP; Demands Free Meal, Flashes Buttocks |

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