Clear and Simple Tweet-Act Theory

If you’ve ever been put off or confused by the complex language of Speech-Act Theory (think “perlocutionary” and “illocutionary”) John Dyer simplifies it beautifully and then raises questions about Twitter (for the twits) and Facebook (for those who today will change their faces).

I won’t give you the permissable short extract, since those often keep you here, and my goal is to send you to his post: This Lent: What is the Perlocutionary Effect of Your Twitter Feed?

So, there’s noting doing here, you might as well click the link :)