Nothing Official About It: 5 Tweets Which Tickled Our Funny Bones in 2017!
There were some exceptionally funny tweets in 2017, ranging from 'Sophisticated English' to Aadhaar jokes.
Twitter has this uncanny habit of adding a subtle mixture of humour and satire to any incident. Be it PM Modi’s historic meeting with President Trump in Manila or Shashi Tharoor’s complicated English used in a tweet.
We Indians are experts in humour, although sometimes it becomes a bit dark as well.
Here are 5 tweets by Indians, on Indians, which tickled our funny bones in 2017.
Disclaimer: No reason to get offended here, because there’s nothing official about it!
Tweet #1: Shashi Tharoor’s Complicated English
Shashi Tharoor, the celebrated Congress MP and popular celebrity tweeted a jumble of words in a Tweet, which instantly spiked Google searches for ‘farrago’, and prompted thousands of funny memes and comments.
Overall, this single Tweet from Shashi received 5000+ retweets and over 9000 likes.
All he said was “Exasperating farrago of distortions, misrepresentations&outright lies being broadcast by an unprincipled showman masquerading as a journalst..”
Due to the hilarious responses and memes, this is our #1 funny tweet for 2017.
Exasperating farrago of distortions, misrepresentations&outright lies being broadcast by an unprincipled showman masquerading as a journalst
— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) May 8, 2017
Tweet #2: Actor Sidharth Malhotra’s Movie Promotion
When Sidharth Malhotra’s A GentleMan was released, Harayana was burning with agitations related with the arrest of Baba Ram Rahim, who was accused of sexual exploitation and more.
At that time, Sidharth decided to subtly promote his movie and Tweeted this:
“To all the people of Haryana , please stay safe. Hope you can see our film soon #Agentleman #PeaceAndLove”
— Sidharth Malhotra (@S1dharthM) August 25, 2017
This prompted the whole Twitter community into uncontrolled fun and humor, as users started making funny memes and counter-tweets.
Definitely Sidharth will now think twice before tweeting a promotion, using current events!
Tweet #3: Aadhaar Related Joke
A former editor of a news publication tweeted a humble joke about Aadhaar, which caught the fantasy of Twitter users, and received some serious love.
The joke clicked, because of the relentless Aadhaar push by the Govt., and the ‘mandatory’ deadlines for linking Aadhaar with your driving license, PAN card, mobile, bank account and more.
He had tweeted: “Boyfriend: Goodnight.
Girlfriend: Only goodnight? Aren’t you forgetting something?
Boyfriend: Oh. Dear Customer, as per Govt. directive, it’s mandatory to link your Aadhaar to all your bank A/cs before 31-Dec’17.”
This single Tweet received 3000+ retweets and 6000+ likes.
Tweet #4: Aishwarya Rai’s Dress
In May, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan decided to wear a Cinderella outfit while attending Cannes Film Festival.
And this was enough to trigger a laugh riot, as Twitter users not only slammed the famed actress for wearing such an outfit, but also made fun of it.
Although some of the tweets were in really bad taste, but the overall response was hilarious to say the least.
One of the best tweet on this topic was the one where a user compared her to a fictional character and simply asked, “Who wore it better?”
Who wore it better? pic.twitter.com/QfR2S3mw6n
— Lola Kuttiamma (@Priya_Menon) May 20, 2017
Tweet #5: PM Modi In Manila
PM Modi has been a vocal supporter of Yoga, and have shared several times that Yoga can be the best exercise for anyone.
When he visited Manila, and met several dignitaries, then one curious Twitter user’s meme caught the attention of the media, and the tweet became viral.
The user basically combined the expression of President Trump and PM Modi during the photo-shoot session, where the Presidents and PMs were holding the hands to showcase support.
But, when the element of Yoga was inserted, then the concept became hilarious, and received more than 3000 retweets and 5000+ likes.
Here is the tweet:
No Yoga and Yoga. See the difference. pic.twitter.com/g37xaUU9db
— Bibhu Prasad Routray (@BibhuRoutray) November 14, 2017
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