Monday Madeleines – A May Mixture of Fun

by Mistina Picciano on May 7, 2012

Welcome to the month of May. Time continues to fly, the weather is heating up and it’s time to get out and have some fun. Here’s a mixture to get your month, week and day off to a head start. Don’t be shy – leave a comment. We’d love to hear from you.


Top 50 Twitter Acronyms, Abbreviations and Initialisms
This list and its many comments goes way beyond the typical OMG. Of course, these little shorteners are handy for text messaging, too. Can you come up with others that aren’t yet on the list or in the comments? Let us know FCO! Thanks to our friend @ruhanirabin for some smiles.

Do Customers Really Matter to Your Business? Prove it.
Brian Solis was asked by Frank Eliason to write the foreword for Ellison’s new book, @Your Service. As part of agreeing to do so, Solis asked that he be permitted to publish the foreword in its entirety on his blog once the book was published. It’s published, and so here it is – a bit long, but also entertaining and definitely worth a read.

How Can I Avoid Becoming an Introverted Weirdo?
Ask LifeHacker responds to someone – real or imagined, you be the judge – who is growing concerned about how easy technology is making it to stay indoors and avoid real social interaction with human beings. The response is good, though, and includes 5 tips for avoiding the potential quicksand of the situation. Do you have any suggestions you would add? Thanks to @BradReason) for this one.

Video of the Week
Here’s a little culinary delight for you. From the catch to the preparation, the end result sure looks tasty.

Did you enjoy this edition of Monday Madeleines? Have some favorite Twitter acronyms to share? Some thoughts on getting out of the house, a joke or a magnificent recipe?  Leave a comment. No over-sharing here. (But if you somehow cross that line, we’ll let you know.)

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