(With apologies to the real owners of these usernames)
@God We’re getting on a bit, but my wife & I have always wanted a baby. Can u help?
A_Gabriel RT @God
@Zechariah Your wife Elizabeth will have a son. You are to call him John and he will prepare the way for the #Messiah
A_Gabriel RT @God
@Mary You are going to bear a son. You are to call him Jesus.
@Gabriel Whaaaat?! But I’m a v*****
@Mary @Joseph It’s OK, He’s the son of God, conceived by the Holy Spirit.
#FF @God for he has looked with favour on his lowly servant
#FF @God for he has mercy on those who fear him
#FF @God for holy is his name
@Mary OMG!!! Did you feel the baby jump?
Census time! Everyone must go to their own city to be registered. Pls RT
Can anyone recommend a hotel in Bethlehem? They‘re all fully booked.
@Joseph You and your missus can kip at my place if you want. There’s room in the stable (if you don’t mind sharing with the animals).
@Mary Congratulations on the birth of your baby boy!
@Shepherds Please DM me. I’ve got good news for you.
@Angel Your singing is amazing!
@Sheep Just popping down to Bethlehem with the other shepherds.
Kill! Kill! Kill! #Messiah Please retweet
Travelling west, on the way to Judea.
Stars are bright tonight! What’s it like down your way?
Choosing a present for a baby boy. Can’t decide between gold, frankincense and myrrh.
Kill! Kill! Kill! #AllBoysUnder2inBethlehem Please retweet
Can anyone recommend a hotel in Egypt?
Peace and goodwill to all. Please RT
@ Username = Clickable link to a particular Twitter user in a public message that other Twitter users can see
RT = Retweet = Tweet that is passed on by other Twitter users
#Hashtag = A way to collate all tweets about a particular keyword
#FF = Follow Friday = A recommendation to other Twitter users to follow a particular username
OMG = Oh My God
Pls = Please
DM = Direct Message = A private message only possible between Twitter users who follow each other and only seen by them
Written by me and first published on Business on Twitter 13/12/2010