Kilian Evang (@texttheater)

Berlin, Germany

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @texttheater ever

June 2nd, 2018

TillRaether Hab einen Vormittag was mit Studierenden gemacht, sie schenken mir dafür eine Schachtel MERCI-Schokolade. Toll, aber schade, dass es von der Firma nichts zum Zurücküberreichen gibt, gr. Packung DE RIEN, oder DAFÜR NICHT (Hamburg) oder HÖRNSE UFF (Berlin)

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 11:12 PM, Jun 2nd, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

JimPropp My kid just told me “I have good news and bad news for you.” It turned out that the good news was that there was no bad news and the bad news was that there was no good news. I’m still trying to figure out how many of these assertions were true.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:14 PM, Jun 2nd, 2018 via Twitter Web Client)

_julesh_ every path/.append style={very thick} is like a magic "look better" button

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:08 PM, Jun 2nd, 2018 via Twitter Web Client)

@_julesh_ The latter is hard to say because when a strong form gains popularity, it might be new but it might also have survived in a non-standard variety.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to texttheater

@_julesh_ Do you really mean coined a new verb, or strengthened an existing weak verb?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to _julesh_

@johncarlosbaez @_julesh_ “From its earliest appearance in print in the late 19th century as a dialectal and probably uneducated form, the past and past participle snuck has risen to the status of standard and to approximate equality with sneaked.” merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sne…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to johncarlosbaez

ALMAN müsste eigentlich die Hausmarke von so einem Biosupermarkt sein.

via Twitter Web Client

EnglishGibson “Und jedem Anfang wohnt ein Zauber inne”

—Hermann Hesse, Stufen

“A little magic dwells in each beginning”

—translation in the Economist, quoting Angela Merkel, who used the well-known phrase during her first meeting with Emmanuel Macron.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:10 PM, Jun 2nd, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

It must have been a very nice envelope. twitter.com/thehill/status…

via Twitter for Android

Dieser Wettstreit unter den Tech- Riesen, wer seiner neuen App den generischsten Namen geben kann

via Twitter for Android

clemensetz Also meine Lieblingsprimzahlen sind

19 - mürrisch rötlich wie uralte Mauern in deutschen Kleinstädten

23 - weil hat so kleinen hofstaat an Verschwörungstheorien

37 - sieht in meinem Kopf wie gelbgrünes kleines Raumschiff aus

127 - freundlich, glatt mit rotem Streichholzkopf

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:02 PM, Jun 2nd, 2018 via Twitter Web Client)

“linguistic representations such as syntax trees have not yet gone the way of the visual edge detector or the auditory triphone” twitter.com/jacobeisenstei…

via Twitter Web Client

zeitonline Es ist Zeit, sich einen zu holen. Ja, auch wenn Sie kein Organspender sein wollen. Zum Tag der empfehlen wir noch einmal diesen Text: zeit.to/2J5l9Iz

via SocialFlow (retweeted on 10:28 AM, Jun 2nd, 2018 via Twitter Web Client)

fawfulfan Trump assumes every transaction in the world — between people, businesses, nation-states, even between two different agencies of the same government — has a winner and a loser, a scammer and a sucker. He believes if you're not ripping someone off, you're getting ripped off.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:52 AM, Jun 2nd, 2018 via Twitter Web Client)

StuartJRitchie 1) Our new genome-wide association study for IQ (nature.com/articles/s4146…) included the peripheral result that some genes linked to higher IQ are also linked to higher likelihood of poor eyesight. Here's how the media bollocksed up the coverage of it in almost every way:

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:27 AM, Jun 2nd, 2018 via Twitter for Android)