BMF is a TWAT

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‘Twat’ is in fact an old English word meaning ‘one who likes to share their thoughts’. In medieval villages to be regarded as a ‘twat’ was something positive. It was the twats who voiced their thoughts and were generous in allowing other people into their world of ideas and opinions.

Twitter is of course a modern medium for twats – the purists and fellow thinking twats amongst us already propagate the correct conjugation of the verb ‘to tweet’, i.e. Today I shall tweet, yesterday I twat and over the past years I have twatted a great deal.

If you too have been misled by the word you are in good company. Believing it to be an item of nun’s clothing, Robert Browning misused the term in his poem Pippa Passes (1841):

Then owls and bats
Cowls and twats
Monks and nuns in a cloister’s moods
Adjourn to the oak-stump pantry

source Thinking Twats T Shirts

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