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LOL-Worthy Dad Tweets That'll Give You Secondhand Embarrassment

These wisecracking dads being themselves on the Internet are the 'dad joke' meme equivalents of the digital age. In 24 posts, here are moments that made the Internet collectively facepalm or laugh out loud at these jokes, or rather anti-jokes. Wholesome, simplistic, and often pleasantly unexpected, some kinds of humor (and people) never change.

What’s more is that Merriam-Webster recently added the informal term as a dictionary entry: 

a wholesome joke of the type said to be told by fathers with a punchline that is often an obvious or predictable pun or play on words and usually judged to be endearingly corny or unfunny 

It’s interesting to know how jokes become culturally considered as dad jokes, without the stereotypical notion of being told by a literal father or father figure.

Here’s the original thread

(Image credit: BuzzFeed)


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