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90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
Essentially the new, updated notification service now notifies a user if another user mentions the first in a tweet and that tweet then gets favorited.
If I favorite a tweet in Android Seesmic, sometimes that tweet doesn't show as favorited in the timelines of iOS twitter or the twitter website timeline.
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
a 'U'-shaped piece of metal fitted on the side of a boat to hold an oar in position
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
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Definition and synonyms of favorite from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.