After Nearly 6 Years, Twitter Account @everyword Is About to Run Out of Words

Back in 2007, a computer developer named Adam Parrish set up the Twitter account @everyword, with the goal of Tweeting every known word in the English language, one at a time, every half hour. Now, nearly six years and 109,000 words later, he’s about to run out of words. Sometime this weekend, Parrish is scheduled to complete his mission. Parrish admitted to The Washington Post that the idea of tweeting a single word on a schedule had a strange appeal in the era of mass online content. “I guess there’s comfort in having a perpetual, predictable presence in your Twitter stream that pops up every half hour, regardless of all the other noise that’s going on” …

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