The Weirdest Twitter Trends From Last Week You May Have Missed
Lesson for last week: We can’t make a proper sandwich but we can land on a comet and Iñigo Montoya hates the patriarchy.
Everyone was impressed with the comet landing, but it made us realise we are so far behind on so many other important issues:
#WeCanLandOnACometButWeCant get an iPhone battery to last for more than eight hours.
— Matt Meyerhuber (@MattMeyerhuber) November 14, 2014
#wecanlandonacometbutwecant believe it’s not butter.
— Landon Ashworth (@landonashworth) November 14, 2014
— Lady Mary’s Eyebrows (@L_MarysEyebrows) November 14, 2014
— Telegram Sam Norman (@CSINorman) November 14, 2014
My personal favourite. It started with this:
Having @time include feminist on their words to ban list makes me want to say it even more, like a petulant child. Feminist, FEMINIST.
— Anne Thériault (@anne_theriault) November 12, 2014
Then the people used The Princess Bride to reclaim feminism:
— Sarah Rees Brennan (@sarahreesbrenna) November 15, 2014
— Amada Torruella (@AmadaT) November 16, 2014
“Misandry!” “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” #feministprincessbride
— Emily Crockett (@emilycrockett) November 12, 2014
“We were both poisoned. But I spent the last few years building up an immunity to toxic masculinity.” #feministprincessbride
— misreading (@miss_reading) November 12, 2014
Inhale this, but do not touch. – I smell nothing. What you do not smell is called patriarchy. #feministprincessbride
— Bronwyn. Really. (@beetrix) November 12, 2014
@anne_theriault “You mock my feminism!” “Life is feminism, Highness. Anyone who says differently is selling you something.” That… worked.
— Aaron Wrotkowski (@AaronWrotkowski) November 12, 2014
No explanation needed, just a constant dose of Twitter hilarity and renewed faith in society.