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Nein. A Compendium of Utopian Negation. Ed: Eric Jarosinski. All views solely reflect NQ's cynical whimsy. t.co/oEmFlp7Pmm neinquarterly@gmail.com

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Nominations in Education

1 nomination in Weird

The Shorty Interview with Nein.

What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?

dialectics. umlaut. the dialectics of umlaut.

Why should people follow you?

Because it is impossible to follow oneself.

What feature should Twitter add?

Twitter needs a redelete button.

What inspires you to tweet?

Acute complacency.

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I am a German professor hiding from writing his dusty academic tome. My tweets are about culture, language, love, and dialectics. Warning: I may contain Riesling.

Recent Nominations

February 17, 2014

I nominate @NeinQuarterly for a Shorty Award in #author because Compendia of Utopian Negation have never been so Nein

February 6, 2014

I nominate @NeinQuarterly for a Shorty Award in #education because he's educating Twitter in german... and despair!

February 6, 2014

I nominate @neinquarterly for a Shorty Award in #weird because he is a weird smart philosopher...

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