The Earnest Reader: As part of our Interactive Educational Portal I am delighted to announce the first in our series of what we are calling “Classics of World Twiterature”  wherein we twitter the great works of literature.  But first we have decided to adopt “harrow” as the collective noun for clusterfucks.  and now here is our first twitterature offering:

About thirty years ago, Miss Maria Ward, of Huntingdon, with only seven thousand pounds, had the good luck to captivate Sir Thomas Bertram,

The Casual Reader: That’s it?

The Earnest Reader: It is indeed.  isn’t the concision just wonderful?

The Casual Reader: But that’s just the first 140 charcaers of Mansfield Park.

The Earnest Reader: Well spotted!  And what more did you expect on a free blog being run by readers like me?  A 140-character Marxist critique?

The Casual Reader: Point taken.  You will be discontinuing the misleading references to spandex bikinis that were such a blight on this site when the proprietor was in chanrge?

The Earnest Reader:  I had not given it much thought.  I will ponder this.