What better way to launch yourself into the week than by splitting your sides laughing? The Twitterverse never fails to offer up top class literature related comedy for the gloomy bookworm, so enjoy our round-up of some of the greatest tweets from the last week!
My favorite* kind of questioner at a book event is the old dude who gives his literary credentials as “loving Hemingway and having been to Cuba” and who aggressively questions my artistic choices after admitting he hasn’t read my book.
*Not my favorite
— Lauren Groff (@legroff) September 17, 2018
*to the tune of Destiny’s Child’s “Say My Name”*
SPELL MY NAME, SPELL MY NAME
IT’S RIGHT THERE IN THE EMAIL
IT’S NOT A HIDDEN DETAIL
THE SPELLING DOESN’T CHANGE
— Crypti-Calli (@Iwillleavenow) September 14, 2018
I think there’s a first date going on near me and it’s a disaster:
“You know Harry Potter?”
“I’m a Hufflepuff.”
GET OUT OF THERE SWEET HUFFLEPUFF.
— Eric Smith (@ericsmithrocks) September 9, 2018
— Respectful Memes (@RespectfulMemes) September 11, 2018
one thing i love about jane austen is that she’s like “riding a horse isn’t sexy. u know what’s sexy? CARRYING an EXTRA UMBRELLA. what’s sexy is when a man DISTRACTS and REMOVES some INFANTS who are BOTHERING U. NOTICING when ur TIRED and finding u a SEAT…THAT is the sex”
— Rave “Monster Thick” Sashayed (@_sashayed) September 11, 2018
Last night my taxi driver told me his daughter won a poetry competition 6 yrs ago, when she was 10. He played me a recording of her reading her winning poem. I said, “wait a minute…” I judged that competition! So I wrote her a fan letter on his receipts pad.
— Caroline Bird (@CarolineBirdUK) September 11, 2018
When a millennial turns 30 they stop saying “random” and start saying “arbitrary”
— Eindeloos Tussendoortjes (@i_zzzzzz) September 11, 2018
Foucault: Ah I can’t wait to see how people utilise the methodologies I have developed to interrogate the idea of power in the future!
— Michael (@noironyintended) September 11, 2018
im uh so sick of authors writing books with girls that don’t like fashion or gIrLy tHiNgS bc they are difFeRenT and they don’t care about sHAlloW stuff like???? stop shaming girls for being……. feminine? and caring about a way of art? its not that hard
— blanca (@lamourmoss) September 9, 2018
Asked my grandpa if he knew anything about fairies from his Irish relatives and he said, “nah,” then (shrugging, matter of fact) “…only that they’re everywhere”
— ??? (@lanyardigan) September 8, 2018
Divorced Queen of Genovia Finds Love Again With Glamorous American https://t.co/Z08Z3nLI48
— Wei Ming Kam (@weimingkam) September 9, 2018
why can i see hagrid playing the bagpipes to mary poppins https://t.co/QfVTdhKjkD
— OweN SimpsoN (@owensimpson01) September 7, 2018
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