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Dreams can come true  

“@GlendonRusch is now following me on Twitter. This makes me very happy. Because for reasons hard to explain, I always wanted to be him.” — Greg Calcaterra, blogger at MSNBC’s Hardball. (For those who have no idea who Rusch is he’s a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played for a number of teams including the New York Mets, Chicago Cubs, and the Kansas City Royals.)

ABC’s Barbara Walters sets the end date

“Barbara Walters announces she will make final appearance on ‘The View’ on May 16.” — HuffPost.


“Some airlines drop limes from beverage service.” — WTOP. It appears the price of lime is skyrocketing? Read the AP story here.

Sports tweeting at a glance

“DDDDDDDDDDDDAMN! THAT was a in yo face dunk!” — TV One’s Roland Martin.

Speaking of sports tweets…

“Why can’t I dunk?” — Washington Examiner‘s Kelly Cohen.

“I enjoy the forceful thrusting of the basketball through the hoop, colloquially known as ‘dunking.'” — Politico‘s Ben White.

“There’s been a lot of weird beach ball rebounding in this game.” — BuzzFeed Political Editor Katherine Miller.

Uh oh, she’s hooked! 

“I was going to tweet complaining that we’re still devoting so much time to this stupid plane but I actually kind of love it.” — The Daily Beast‘s Olivia Nuzzi.

Monday’s most wonderfully positive conversation about limes

As long as we’re all agreeing about lime these days, we can all relax and smile at one another. Interesting use of the English word “suposta” which isn’t even in the Urban Dictionary. (Gabriel Malor is a lawyer in D.C.; Chris Geidner is the legal editor at BuzzFeed.)