The Postal Tweet Recipe with Typewriter
Looking for a use for your vintage typewriter or fountain pen?
Use it to send snail mail tweets.
- Post cards
- Typewriter - a luggable typewriter works best because regulation post cards are thick.
Yup. Just type a tweet on the back of a postcard, address it, place stamp and send. You have a totally analog tweet.
What is the difference between this an a regular post card? Well, not much except intent and content: instead of telling the recipient about the great time you had at Wisconsin Dells, Wall Drug or The Reptile Gardens you are sending a thought an analog simulation of a tweet.
With a letter, you are faced with the task of filling up a whole page, and you might not have that much on your mind. With a postal tweet the pressure to fill all that blank space is eliminated and you can just send - one thought - just a sentence or two.