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NSFW: The Top Funniest Tweets About Bloomsday

James Joyce, literary genius and author of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, and Ulysses among many others, really is the gift that just keeps on giving. Joyce scholars devote their entire lives to studying his often dense texts, deciphering his indecipherable handwriting and learning still more about his life and work.

 

Bloomsday, the annual celebration of Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses, sees the city of Dublin awash with people in costume, guided tours, talks and events to mark the anniversary of the day over which the entirety of ‘Ulysses’ is set, but as always, it’s yielded some pretty hilarious situations and observations, recounted by the good people of Twitter.com. Take a look at some of the best: 

 

 

Joyce delighting living literary legends such as Lauren Groff…

 

His timeless descriptions… 

 

The wonder of Bloomsday in Dublin…

 

For some genuinely original content…

 

For those of you watching Love Island…  

 

 

Bonus Content: Joyce and his wife Nora exchanged some fairly, ahem, steamy correspondence in the days before instant messaging, which is worth checking out if you want to be genuinely a little taken aback.  

 

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