My Favorite Tweets: May 2012

That time of the month! Topics: Eurobonds, James Bond(s), Facebook IPO, inflation.

johngapper
Writing a column about Bankia. Got to say, it’s a good name for a bank.

MrJChrist
What do you get if you cross a Jew? .. Me! #badjokes #HereTillRapture

Queen_UK
For the avoidance of doubt, there is no such thing as ‘American English’. There is the English language and there are mistakes.

KimJongNumberUn
One milkshake would bring literally millions of North Koreans to the yard.

_CB01
Non-biased journalism my ass. Most views expressed by so called radical clerics are canonical, therefore they’re the opposite of radical.

Nouriel
Time to start taxing Vatican assets and income given that the church is biggest legal tax evader in Italy and biggest real estate owner

MrJChrist
In most other countries, people upload photos of their tan but only in Britain would you show off your sunburn with pride!

ElyseeFranglais
Muffled laughter across Europe as Sweden ‘wins’ the prize of staging #Eurovision2013

TheStalwart
#FACT RT @davidfrum We’re all Keynesians during Republican administrations.

Queen_Europe
Received Wolfgang’s #Eurobond impact assessment. http://pic.twitter.com/2Y16xNqE

katie_martin_FX
The Germans always say no. Maybe the others should trick them with double negatives. ‘Hey, should we NOT do euro bonds?’ ‘Nein’ ‘Gotcha!’

Pawelmorski
Mario Draghi was actually born Martin Von Drag but abducted from his German family by gypsies. He has returned to take his rightful place.

SonyKapoor
History will not be kind to the current crop of European leaders There are no heroes! Massive avoidable social & economic costs #Eurocrisis

ElyseeFranglais
The liberator #Hollande show Merkel woman who is boss, as he take decisive lead in #EU crisis. http://pic.twitter.com/au3am12b

katie_martin_FX
*German June 2014 Schatz Average Yield 0.07% [dj]>> boys and girls, it’s a JAMES BOND!

ElyseeFranglais
London: Office of No 10 tell Uk press ‘there is no rift with #Hollande. Mr Cameron adores Dutch people and has visited Amsterdam many times’

egghat
RT @kopfzeiler: #Facebook startet mit 42. Dafür brauchte Deep Thought 7,5 Millionen Jahre. #naheliegendescherze #fun

poniewozik
Watching a screen of people on CNBC watching FB not trade on NASDAQ. Have finally found a pastime more time-wasting than actual FB

theanalyst_hk
RT @bclund: The real magic about $FB is it’s ability to make a complete continent disappear. #europe

fr_schirrmacher
Widersprüchliche Thesen zum Euro-Austritt Athens jagen sich. Das “Ich-weiß-nicht” der Piraten wirkt in solchen Momenten wie ein Gegengift.

bengoldacre
I love this metaphor “Straight white male is the lowest difficulty setting in the game of life” http://bit.ly/K6xmDS

Westerwave
Uh, Remindel seems but sowhat from sour. She downserved our aroundworldminister Röttgen banghard. One round withpain :-)) #cdu

Queen_Europe
Drinking a toast to Liberté, égalité and électricité. (sorry, I’ll stop now)

StearnsPeter
After just 3 twitter months, find myself summing up meetings and chats as possible tweets. Scary

umairh
History is going to proudly proclaim “Phew! Good thing the ECB was there”. Oh, wait.

FGoria
LOL RT @ForexLive: After the ‘Grexit’ comes Italeave, Irelandepart, Portuget out and Spainnihilation

KimJongNumberUn
Facebook is worth 100B? They totally stole the idea of invasion of privacy & imaginary farms from North Korea.

kellyoxford
Got kids from school. They were looking at their ipods so I drove to a field and said “WHERE DID EVERYTHING GO!?” Only made one of them cry.

ObsoleteDogma
If we stick to our principles, there is no danger that the euro will survive. #BundesbankLogic

msittig
Joke on Weibo: take a laptop to the Spratly Islands, if you can access Facebook/Twitter they belongs to the Philippines, otherwise Chinese.

ReformedBroker
Sarah Palin: “I believe that marriage is a relationship between a woman and a professional snowmobile racer.”

dsquareddigest
There is no “anti austerity” party in Greece. There’s a pro-planned austerity party and a pro-unplanned austerity party.

DieMarginalen
Endlich sagt’s mal jemand: #bedauerlicherweiseentscheidendiewähler. #TyranneiDerMasse!

Alea_
“…So irresponsible and unacceptable did Greece’s behaviour become that it was formally expelled from the Latin Monetary Union in 1908.”

KimJongNumberUn
Baby, I feel like a terrorist around you, cuz you make my underpants explode. #axisofevilpickuplines

Nouriel
EZ game of chicken: “austerity fatigue” in periphery on the way to collision with “bailout fatigue” in the core. Who will blink first?

mh120480
ekelhaft: widerliche spekulantenschweine haben den weizenpreis binnen jahresfrist um 24% nach unten getrieben. hungersnöte drohen.

ObsoleteDogma
“Ask not what 2% inflation can do you for you. Ask what you can do for 2% inflation.” #ECBslogans

FGoria
LOL RT @Tournyol: The true meaning of yesterday’s French presidential election http://twitpic.com/9icz06

FGoria
Merde is trending in Europe

_CB01
The Economist is what happens when you combine Fox News with still thinking Britain is the most powerful Empire on Earth.

IvanTheK
Greece RT @andrewrsorkin: buffett just said he almost made a $22 billion acquisition in the past couple of months. what do you think it was?

plegrain
And since when is a country where real wages have stagnated for a decade a model?!

AthensNewsEU
Quote of the night: mixed nuts seller Yiannis: “I dont really care either way. As long as they do these rallies so i can sell nuts”.

alanbeattie
May the 4th be with you. But beware the revenge of the 5th. #oldgag #butilikeit

MrJChrist
Roses are kinds red, violets are blueish. If I hadn’t died for you, you’d all be Jewish #IHateToBreakItToYou

michaelbd
+ 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 RT @TheStalwart: Inflation paranoia is one of the worst things in the world

extra3
Harald Schmidt hat bei Sky unterzeichnet – Er kann ja schlecht immer bei Aldi rumhängen, nur um wieder vor die Kamera zu kommen. (C.Ehring)

TheStalwart
Agree RT @mattyglesias: Quick fixes, easy answers, short-term thinking, and kicking the can down the road are all badly underrated.

robdgill
@Peston I’ve been saying for ages the only hope for the Eurozone is to be bought by Man City…

ElyseeFranglais
N #Sarkozy: I am determined not to make personal remarks about the balding liar #Hollande but if you elect him, he will eat you #france2012

cr3dit
Haha RT @MarketPlunger: Mommy…Spain will go to heaven, right?

alaindebotton
A certain logic to not leaving enough time to get to a scary meeting: so the fear of being late displaces the fear of the occasion.

Der_Fuehrer
Hättä gärn aof där #rp12 gäsprochän. Abär där Intärnätmäschpokä war 5:45 Ohr zo fröh. Mit diesän Nörts kann man kainän Krieg gäwinnän.

KimJongNumberUn
I’ll always feel a little guilty that the day before Osama bin Laden died I invited him to join Foursquare.

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