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clipping npm version Build Status

clipping words - is a text shortening service. Do it before twitting!

Image courtesy of the Red Cross Chat blog.

the goal

is provide tool for clipping sentense before putting it to twitter. so it works like any URL shortening but for pure text and do it without losing readability.


$ npm install clipping --save


$ gulp build


In linguistics, clipping is the word formation process which consists in the reduction of a word to one of its parts (Marchand: 1969). Clipping (morphology) at Wikipedia


  • - replase group of symbols with single. Like This little tool will reduce text => This littᇉ tᅇl wiᄔ reduŒ text


  • Contextual Bearing on Linguistic Variation in Social Media by Stephan Gouws pdf research reasons of words clipping in Social Media (twitter, mobile and so on).