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last posted Oct. 21, 2014, 5:35 p.m.

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Q: Aren't URLs just so, well, clunky and clinical, compared with good ol' Twitter @names?

Definitely. But what we're seeing here are good ol' blog posts, which are sent as HTML. So Tim Carmody could just as well send "@jennydeluxe" a mention by writing a post which stored thus in HTML:

Terrific story by  <a href=