It’s the first day of fall ya’ll. To me, that means cooler temperatures, football, (which has already started) colors like orange, brown, green, and red, and a lot of raking the front yard. I love fall for the smells of spice, not necessarily pumpkin, but the smell of a warm fire. I love that smell. Unfortunately, I don’t have a real fireplace, but I a scented candle called Fireside, which I can get at Bath & Body Works in the mall.
I love this time of the year. It’s time for the fair. That means fair rides and fair food. It also means a reunion of sorts as well. What I mean by that is, you’ll get to see people you haven’t seen in a while, maybe even years. First, it’s the parade. Growing up I always liked going to the parade. I remember my sister, who we called Pinky, take me downtown to watch the parade on Polk street. It never got old. Seeing everyone watch the bands, the Shriners in the little tiny cars, and horses.
I usually love to invite people over to my house. But right now, I have an uninvited guest, my nemesis, a guest that needs to go away and stay!Â It’s a mouse, and he’s causing me me grief, and its making me jumpy. I first saw it while watching TV. You know when you see something out of the corner of your eye and you look and wonder, did I just see something? You go about your business but start to wonder so you get up and start to look around. You don’t see anything so you start watching TV again.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
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Use parentheses to separate multiple
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An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".