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I read that twitter is joking about charging $5 for vowels. Cute!
 
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A bargain compared to Wheel of Fortune!
 
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Bear Bibeault wrote:A bargain compared to Wheel of Fortune!

True!
 
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I bet a lot of people would get bitten by the poorly understood "sometimes Y" rule.
 
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Hmm. Should they charge $2.50 for "y"? Or randomly determine if there is a fee?
 
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Good point. It's unlikely that Twitter understands it much better than the general population. However, they could hire a bunch of English majors to help them classify Y usage correctly into vowel and consonant cases. For the English majors, it would be a big improvement over their normal occupation of serving french fries.
 
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That sounds expensive. Better charge extra for "y" to cover the extra work!
 
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