Here at The Atlantic Wire, we respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our jobs easier. Sometimes, though, we have no idea what they're talking about. So after a day of staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorite head-scratchers.
Pip, pip, hooray! Pippa Middleton is SINGLE http://nydn.us/eNCW1Q
Full disclosure: this news sent such a jolt through The Atlantic Wire bullpen that we almost wrote it up two days in a row as a Smart Set item.
Queen's school pantomime programme goes under the hammer http://gu.com/p/2qpmz/tf
This tweet makes this story sound more provocative than it is--the 'programme' is an actual, physical program that belonged to Queen Elizabeth II when she was a child, and 'under the hammer' is an English way of saying 'put up for auction'.
Meanwhile, Australia's wild camel problem is worse than ever
Stomachs too big to fail? | Lewis Lapham http://gu.com/p/2qpy4/tf
Like the majority of things that have inspired a Too Big To Fail-themed headlines, the West's propensity for overeating is not, according to Lapham, without risk. Unfortunately.
Hat's a relief. US Army ditches sweaty woolen berets for cooler, brimmed patrol caps: http://apne.ws/jUG3nI -DS
Our favorite Twitter pun of the day, without question. We like it even better than Pip, pip, hooray!, which is saying something.
Barack Obama Says He Would Resign If He Were Anthony Weiner; Giant Bee Swarm Sighted in Chinatown http://t.co/aV9kx1E
We're just going to come and out and say it--they buried the lede.
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