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Choose Your Favorite Blackbeard Tweet

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Once again, Land lovers and scallywags from all over sent in their best Tweets for this weeks Tweet in the Blank, Blackbeard.

We’ve chosen our favorites, and you get to choose who wins a free copy of the new Historical Tweets book!

The tweet with the most votes below by Tuesday (June 15) will get a free copy of Historical Tweets: The Completely Unabridged and Ridiculously Brief History of the World.

Keep your eye out for brand new opportunities to win a free book, and make sure you get out to your local bookstore and ask for Historical TweetsThe perfect Fathers Day’s gift.

Blackbeard Tweets... Choose Your Favorite:

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Twitter Historian on June 16th 2010 in 1700s, Tweet in the Blank

Tweet in the Blank: Blackbeard

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What would Blackbeard tweet?

Our contest continues — give your best guess in the comments below. Your tweet could win you a free copy of our new book Historical Tweets: The Completely Unabridged and Ridiculously Brief History of the World.

The reasonably official rules: we’ll select the best quotes from the comments and then allow fans to vote on the best one — most votes wins the book

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Twitter Historian on June 9th 2010 in 1700s, Tweet in the Blank, Uncategorized

PRETWEET: Betsy’s Stars & Stripes 4EVA (new)

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*BRAND NEW FOR THE BOOK!*
Oh, sweet Betsy Ross.  Her tweet is one of over 80 never-before-seen tweets, only in Historical Tweets: The Completely Unabridged and Ridiculously Brief History of the World, hitting bookstores around the U.S. and Canada in just 8 days!

Betsy Ross (@FlagLady): I hope and pray that this great nation lasts long enough to see my work fashioned into bikini tops.  #springbreak!
Page 54 in Historical Tweets: The Completely Unabridged and Ridiculously Brief History of the World

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Twitter Historian on April 19th 2010 in 1700s, The Book

Adam Smith’s Wealth of Tweets

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EconLover23 (Adam Smith): Jocks keep hassling me. If they don’t watch out, they’ll get my invisible foot.

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Twitter Historian on November 16th 2009 in 1700s

May Thomas Jefferson’s Noble Reputation Never Be Besmirched

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Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson (T.JEFF.USA): Mad at co-writers. Won’t include the ‘right to sexy slaves’ in what I’ve dubbed the Bill of Oh-So-Rights.

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Twitter Historian on October 9th 2009 in 1700s, Early America


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