Lockdown Diary: Misunderstandings

I used to think chocolate truffles were snuffled out of the ground by pigs. I’ve never seen my daughter’s dad laugh harder than when I told him!

Inspired by this and a few other misunderstandings, I tweeted about it.

first-tweet

I got a few misunderstandings sent to me from my original tweet, my favourite of which was from a Chinese professor:

adult

My friend Charlie Brooker then saw the tweet and replied to it about the KFC logo:

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Excitingly, he then quote-tweeted it to his 1.2 million followers:

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The misunderstandings came in thick and fast. Here are some of my favourites:

non-mover

speed-camera

ralph-the-wren

Kiefer

perfume

TV

madness

collie

bumpbeds

Zup

And my favourite misunderstanding of all:

sinn-fein

I feel so much less alone now!

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3 thoughts on “Lockdown Diary: Misunderstandings”

  1. Here’s some of mine: I thought Colonel Sanders was a real retired colonel. I thought Einstein was short for Frankenstein and that he really DID made a monster. It didn’t help that I once saw a poster of his face surrounded by lightnings.

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