How to remove (not block) a Twitter Follower

Twitter blocking feels rude, doesn't it?  Like an electronic smack across the cheek.  What do you do when you have a follower who isn't a stalker or doing anything particularly annoying, but you just don't want that follower to follow you?  

Here's a bit of a hack will remove them as a follower, but doesn't block them and they'll be none the wiser.  It's quick and easy, and we've confirmed it works.  You can safely follow these instructions to remove a Twitter follower without the electronic snub.

Thanks to Tiffiny Brumley for the detailed instructions over on Quora