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Top 50 Education Tweets of 2009

Dec 23, 2009 Shanon Woodruff, Columnist | 0 Comments

As 2009 comes to an end, we here at would like to take a moment to share with you some of our favorite tweets that we have collected over the past 12 months. We have chosen these 50 tweets because of their ability to make us laugh, think, wonder, and most importantly, keep us entertained.

Thank you to all those who have been so kind in sharing with the world what we consider to be the Top 50 Tweets of 2009.


GrammarGirl: If you ponder giving your child the middle name "Interrobang," I will follow you. Oh, yes, I will follow you.

ryankuder: Celebrating unemployment with a giant margarita at Chevy's.

sidd76: Failure is not and option it is an education

kevin_nealon: "I wish Somalian pirates would dress like pirates and is it too much to ask to stick a parrot on your shoulder? Come on!"

tthomas48: It's sad. For all my education and experience, I'm not qualified to cut down a tree. I have killed a holly bush though.

AndrewFstewart: @mashable Did you really just say Oodles! ;)


jzinn3: When the wind changes direction, there are those who build walls and those who build windmills.

Edubeat: Did you know ‘education’ is the world's second oldest profession

ELGINDOTCOM: everyday is an opportunity for education, so don’t miss class!

historicaltweet: anyone got a more creative way of saying “87 years?” – Honest Abe

mashable: Teens Don’t Tweet, Or Do They? -

ValenciaRay: "It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education." ~Albert Einstein ~What a visionary!

kareem: Words of Wisdom from my physio: “the guy who invented the wheel was an idiot. The guy who invented the other 3, he was the genius.”

flameinthedark: "The real purpose of arts education is to create complete human beings capable of leading successful and productive lives in a free society"

LaughItUp: How Twitter is ruining education [Cartoon] now thats funny but true!

jasonsaxon: "Education is the point at which we decide whether we love the world enough to assume responsibility for it." Hannah Arendt

sarampeters: The Onion: Majority Of Americans Never Use Physical Education After High School

newportexec: Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. (George Washington Carver)  #tcot #education

jzinn3: Underwear, hot waitresses, and lipstick are economic indicators? -

Bagyants: Strongly considering becoming political talk show host. No education or intellect required? Jackpot!

dannyprice1990: Nothing better than passing chavs holding your iPhone

word_czar: Having written recently about redundancies, I am pained by this: " ... a variety of different departments ... "

chrisguillebeau: Excellence is like pornography: hard to define, but you know it when you see it.

LaurenEylise: Here's a valuable lesson. Education is power! Talent will get you far. Both will get you EVERYTHING!

philstuart: "The Education label can be a kiss of death"

frenden: Google Wave - It's like Ray Harryhausen animated your pants! [Probably the most accurate description of GW I've seen so far.]

GrammarGirl: First impression: Las Vegas = Phoenix + glitter.

Oneillo: Wow. I am tired. First coffee cup isn't doing it for me. I wonder what is next on the sleep substitute ladder...espresso drinks, red bull...

nominear: Fed up with youtube comments that sound like an "epileptic porcupine" wrote them?

dannysullivan: without a twitter address, you're like a homeless person on twitter. prevent homelessness -- get people you know going here

mashable: “Unfriend” is Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year

oneillo: wonder if James Bond read the License to Kill before accepting it. Those EULA can have hidden provisions and other questionable items


LiterallyTsar: I wonder if there is a way of literally getting on my high horse....

jennabeanxx: when seeing graffiti in bathrooms, does anyone else want to correct their spelling and grammar?

dlemoncomedy: His dedication to cornrows far exceeds his love for basketball

czarsalazarr: Ego is a funny thing..but very treacherous.

penelopetrunk: Today's SF Chronicle features me as an example of small-town happiness. So I post a list to push down yesterday's post about farming misery.

daseif: I accidentally charged my law firm 17,000 dollars (for the second time); they acted real mad, but I think they thought it was funny

jasonfried: Who takes speed more seriously? Ferrari or Google?

funwithbob: Just woke up...gotta eat, shower, give back artificial leg to that guy, spray tan, car wash

sarahcolonna: If the person behind me on the plane is following me on Twitter: please shut up.

joeschmitt: That Facebook notification should say "Joe Schmitt has been tagged in an old photo that he wishes had been lost forever."

friedmanjon: Why hasn't there been a Christmas movie called "Grandfather Claus" yet?

word_czar: When using the oven, I like to set it at 360 degrees because that's a nice round number -- especially for making pi.

arielwaldman: You know you're a nerd when you have a dream about an earthquake where you're battling your friend to see who can Twitter it first.

neilhimself: "I cannot make grumble about shower drain in hotel bathroom being higher than rest of floor & flooding room funny in 140 characters. Bugger."

frostola: @9swords Lorem Ipsum makes everything cooler.

Khanvict23: If you give a person a fish you feed them for a day, teach a person to use Twitter and they won’t bother you for weeks.


LindaFausset: It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.  Robert Green Ingersoll

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