Most Amusing Tweets From 2009

Clearing out old draft blog posts in my lunchbreak and here are the most amusing Tweets from 2009!!! (Yes – 2009 not 2010 but I’m hitting post rather than trash just cos some of them are so awesome!)

 

qikipedia

For 87 years, the Portuguese kept the existence of Ascension Island completely secret from the rest of the world.

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Boys in ancient Sparta entered the army at the age of 7 and were not allowed to wear any clothes until they were 12.

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Under US law, Alcoholics Anonymous has the status of a religion.

 

stevegreer

Scene from busy bookshop. Parent, reproachfully: “You’re very loud.” Small child, happily: “I KNOW.”

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Man next to me in shop buying 10-pack of lager, copy of Nuts and single rose. Best. Valentines. Ever.

 

FakeAPStylebook

The plural of apostrophe is “apostrophe’s.”

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Avoid using “gadzooks,” lest your monocle pop out and land in your jar of mustache wax.

 

jephjacques

Http://www.fanfiction.net/games/SkiFree

 

neilhimself

Hilarious and sad. I’ve just discovered that a quote of mine from SANDMAN is now being misattributed to Shakespeare

 

hellobigfoot

Did not faint. Just hibernated very, very briefly.

 

make_tips

When rolling up power cords, start at the power source; unplug first and don’t get shocked if the cord is frayed.

 

rstevens

Everything is an interface.

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Comicon: where they only trim the beards so you can read their t-shirts.

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Red Bull Cereal. We need to make this happen.

 

 

radiomaru

Wow, I’d never heard of Muphry’s Law, the editorial version of Murphy’s Law. Hee hee. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muphry%27s_law

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I enjoy labeling checks in my online banking “extortion.”

 

 

hanneloreEC

Some people meditate. I fold laundry.

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“I Survived the Swine Flu and All I Got Was This Lousy Crushing Sense of Doom”

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I’ve got 500 surgical masks, twenty gallons of hand sanitizer, and a flare gun. As ready for swine flu as I’ll ever be.

 

digiphotoneil

Go go gadget Finite Element Analysis!

 

wilw

Bad news: I just lost the game. Good news: the day can only get better.

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I also insisted that Data carry a Tricorder that said BAD MOTHERFUCKER on it. There was some resistance, but it was futile, of course.

 

chucknorris_

Chuck Norris can strangle you with a cordless phone.

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Chuck Norris’ house has no doors, only walls that he walks through.

 

RichardShove 

I want more wenches, more wenches and mead!

 

laughingsquid

Linus Torvalds has the best response I’ve seen so far to Facebook’s “25 Random Things About Me” meme http://torvalds-family.blogspot.com/2009/02/25-things-about-me.html