NYT seeks responses about crime in London and gets flooded with non-related answers
After 24 hours, 9.9k replies, 2.8k retweets and 7.1k likes, The New York Times posted a GIF of a scene from The Breakfast Club with the word "Touche" and the image of actress Ally Sheedy.
And Britons thanked the news organisation.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 16, 2018, with the headline ''Petty crime' tweet sparks thread on Britons' pet peeves'. Print Edition | Subscribe
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