Current Twitter trends:Happy Pancake Day, Windows Phone 7, Brits

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Tuesday February 16 is Shrove Tuesday (more popularly referred to as Pancake Day). The term "Happy Pancake Day" has shot to number 4 on Twitter's list of trending topics.

People on Twitter are making sure others remember the day with a smorgasbord of tasty pancake-related tweets. They are using their 140 characters to post links to great pancake recipes or letting their followers know that they are having pancakes for breakfast.

"Windows Phone 7" comes in at number 7 at 9:30 AM GMT. Microsoft showed off a preview of the latest version of its mobile phone operating system, Windows Phone Series 7 on February 15 at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The OS is getting positive reviews on the tech blogs and those reviews are being reiterated on Twitter. "Windows Phone 7 looks so, so good. iPhone OS looks positively archaic next to Microsoft's newest" wrote one user.

British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards, also known as the BRIT Awards, are set to take place in London on February 16. The 2010 BRIT's star-studded lineup will include performances from Robbie Williams, Cheryl Cole, Jay-Z and Lady GaGa.

Google Buzz has moved up Twitter's trending topics list by one to number 6 while the hashtag "followtuesday" just scrapes in at number 10.

The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on February 16 at 9:30 AM GMT are:

1. #nowplaying (unchanged)
2. #domeafavor (new)
3. #cutthebullshit (new)
4. Happy Pancake Day (new)
5. Windows Phone 7 (new)
6. Google Buzz (+1)
7. #withyofatass (new)
8. Brits (new)
9. #makesmesomad (+1)
10. #followtuesday (new)