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Chris Messina


In 140 characters:

OH is shorthand for "overheard" and works well for spoken snippets of conversation, often taken out of context.




Overheard is typically used to capture short quotes or quips that are ironic or humorous out of context. They are typically anonymous, since most of the humor comes from context-splicing where the reader is left to imagine what the "overheard" speaker was talking about.


The quote is prefixed by "OH: " following by the quotation.


Details and Use Cases:

Twitter / Chris Messina: OH: "I stopped using Twitt ...

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