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Last year, Twitter opened up their archives allowing anyone to find anything in the entire Twitter database since the first tweet in 2006. Amit Agarwal founder of Digital Inspiration developed a web-app to help find old tweets for any topic automatically.
Curiosity got the better of me, so I searched a couple of legal terms “ingrained in my brain” from law school. The results were not only accurate, most were downright hilarious.
Contract Law: Learning more than I ever wanted to know about contract law via @Wyndes
Family Law: In Family Law listening to a lecture about child custody (its very boring). via @uncle_catherine
Legal Research: Finishing up an assignment for my “Legal Research” class. Would rather pull fingernails off one my one… via @julie1228
Real Property: Played tennis again. Now I've got to answer some more practice questions. Real Property law is SUPER AWESOME! via @mrshl
Torts: Law of torts. Tort fits so naturally into torture. Funny that. via @damienmulley
I am glad I took the opportunity to find out the Twitter origin of some terms I use every day. If you are interested, here is the link to Agarwal’s web-app – http://ctrlq.org/first/