Language dementia

Speaking on Twitter, underwear model Carly Baker, from Wimbledon, south west London, near where her boyfriend died, said: 'You're the most special man I have ever met. You made me the happiest girl. I love you always X.'

– Daily Mirror

Surely one "writes" on Twitter, rather than "speaking".

When we start mixing up words that have such distinct definitions, albeit linked via the theme of "communication", we risk devolving into a kind of language dementia.

It's either a step towards "Newspeak" or the Marklar language from South Park.