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Dressing Up Turkeys to Announcing Farts, the 'My Family is Weird' Hashtag is Spawning Hilarious Tweets

The #MyFamilyIsWeird hashtag is viral on Twitter | Image credit: Twitter

The #MyFamilyIsWeird hashtag is viral on Twitter | Image credit: Twitter

This Twitter thread initiated by Jimmy Fallon has been going viral with hilarious responses.

On March 9, Jimmy Fallon kicked off a hilarious Twitter thread with the hashtag #MyFamilyIsWeird by asking his followers to tweet out funny, weird or embarrassing things a family member has done or said. In another tweet, The Tonight Show host too shared a humorous story and revealed that his friend’s family used to send out Christmas cards with everyone’s height and weight details on it.

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The tweet started an amusing thread with hundreds of people sharing their strangest family stories ranging from unusual traditions to embarrassing childhood stories.

It has gathered more than 3000 likes and hundreds of other users shared their own cringe-worthy stories, unusual traditions and other bizarre stories.

Here are some of the most amusing reactions from the netizens. A woman shared that her mother would dress up their raw turkey with jewellery before cooking it for Thanksgiving.

She shared another picture of two raw turkeys with wine glasses with caption ‘And of course pre-pandemic.’

Another woman shared that her great-grandmother would bite her earlobe every time she hugged her goodbye.

A user shared that her uncle would send her his beard hair when she was little saying that her Barbies needed armpit hair. She mailed him her brother’s hair after 20 years as a payback but her uncle pasted her brother’s hair on a doll and gifted the doll to her on Christmas.

Another woman shared that on her kid’s birthdays dinner her husband would recite a list of notable people who died on that day. She added that now that they are off to college he does that over phone.

Another user shared that his mother interrupted his first college class because she thought he was getting beaten up as he didnt pick up his phone.

Another user shared that his mother would announce before farting and once they were in Target when she said ‘it’s time’ and let out a loud fart after which she looked at him and said ‘why would he do that.’

The thread went viral with manhy hilarious responses of their loved ones’ pet peeves.

What are your family’s pet peeves?

first published:March 10, 2021, 19:12 IST