Thursday, August 6, 2009

Twitter Fail Catastrophe

So, apparently, Twitter wasn't working this morning, which caused all kind of chaos on the Internet, including apostrophe failure over at

Credit goes to Tom for sending the above screenshots and coining the phrase "grammar fail whale." In case you don't get the joke, it's clever Twitter humor. I still don't entirely understand what DDOS means, though.

Speaking of Twitter, you can follow Apostrophe Catastrophes at

Thanks, Tom!


Mike Woodhouse said...

DDOS = Distributed Denial Of Service

For what that's worth...

Anonymous said...

I used to liken it to a kindergarten teacher having several hundred (or thousand) students. All shouting -- the teacher's name. And notice the fragment. Good device. Will be used more, later.