Flushing Twitter down the sink

This was the headline in a Raw Story quoting a top news tech site, TechCrunch. It is a congruent conflation of “flushed down the tubes/toilet” and “down the drain/sink”, both meaning to have failed. Here is the link:


Many thanks to Tom Justice, who spotted this one and pondered poetically that the author might have been thinking of “flushing Twitter down the shitter”. Brilliant!


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