The Dickeyfication of Twitter

Reader Greg W. alerts us to a Twitter trend from the Great North. As the Blue Jays grow closer and closer to acquiring R.A. Dickey, an interesting turn of events on the stream:

Check out full coverage here. Thanks, Greg.

(Coming later this week, the Syndergaardification of Faacebook.)




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Jeremy Blachman is the author of Anonymous Lawyer, a satirical novel that should make people who didn't go to law school feel good about their life choices. Read more at McSweeney's or elsewhere. He likes e-mail.


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  1. Mr. Observant says:

    And I was so certain the title actually read ‘Defecation’… imagine my profound surprise and no small part of relief. Well-reported, sir.

    A Canadien readeur in near-Upper Canada.

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  2. dp says:

    A sneak preview of the Syndergaardification of the Internet reveals a flair for neo-Romantic outlooks and beef one should expect from a Danish-Texan pitching prospect and continental philosopher:

    “How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech. They have brisket and chili, and demand upper 90s fastballs with heavy sink. Take your prospect status and your bovine bounty, or don’t–you will probably regret both.”

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  3. The Jays just traded for B.J. Ryan!?!?!?!

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  4. steex says:

    I will be journeying to Toronto in one week’s time, I look forward to the certain excitement regarding the Jays.

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  5. Greg W says:

    Submitted for approval, and approved.

    I am humbled by my own ability to meet NotGraphs standards.

    Thanks Jeremy!

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