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Try not to laugh at these really funny tweets from this week

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If I had a dollar for every genuinely funny tweet that was tweeted, I’d probably reach billionaire status, a la Kylie

Instead of money, we get laughter, which is arguably better than money. Just kidding. Unlike most of our bank accounts, though, funny tweets are bottomless.

We must warn you: laughter could occur from viewing these tweets. If you’re trying to remain stoic at your desk while pretending to work right now, these carefully selected gems might blow your cover. 

1. Dog owners…

You could win a $1.7 million mansion by writing a standout letter

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Broke English majors, take your places. A homeowner in Alberta, Canada is selling her $1.7 million (CAD) home via essay contest.

Alla Wagner is searching for a new owner for her 5,000 square foot home, which, according to a report from CNN, has “three bedrooms, three full baths and two half baths, in addition to a wine cellar, panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and a pond.” Not bad.

Here’s how it works: Entrants must write a short letter (maximum 350 words) explaining why they…

You could win a $1.7 million mansion by writing a standout letter

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Broke English majors, take your places. A homeowner in Alberta, Canada is selling her $1.7 million (CAD) home via essay contest.

Alla Wagner is searching for a new owner for her 5,000 square foot home, which, according to a report from CNN, has “three bedrooms, three full baths and two half baths, in addition to a wine cellar, panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and a pond.” Not bad.

Here’s how it works: Entrants must write a short letter (maximum 350 words) explaining why they…

You could win a $1.7 million mansion by writing a standout letter

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Broke English majors, take your places. A homeowner in Alberta, Canada is selling her $1.7 million (CAD) home via essay contest.

Alla Wagner is searching for a new owner for her 5,000 square foot home, which, according to a report from CNN, has “three bedrooms, three full baths and two half baths, in addition to a wine cellar, panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and a pond.” Not bad.

Here’s how it works: Entrants must write a short letter (maximum 350 words) explaining why they…

You could win a $1.7 million mansion by writing a standout letter

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Broke English majors, take your places. A homeowner in Alberta, Canada is selling her $1.7 million (CAD) home via essay contest.

Alla Wagner is searching for a new owner for her 5,000 square foot home, which, according to a report from CNN, has “three bedrooms, three full baths and two half baths, in addition to a wine cellar, panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and a pond.” Not bad.

Here’s how it works: Entrants must write a short letter (maximum 350 words) explaining why they…

Stephen Miller’s 3rd grade teacher says he was a glue-eating ‘loner’

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Stephen Miller’s third grade teacher, Nikki Fiske, threw massive shade at the senior political adviser in an essay published by the Hollywood Reporter on Thursday. It’s probably best thing you’ll read today.

In the essay, Fiske described eight-year-old Miller  as a “loner” who “ate glue.” Yes, that’s right, glue. You know, that substance that should never be eaten, because it’s glue.

Here is the passage in which Miller’s glue…

Alyssa Milano puts a point on #WhyIDidntReport in a powerful new essay

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The #MeToo movement received a jolt this weekend with the new hashtag #WhyIDidntReport, prompted by Donald Trump’s pushback on allegations raised by Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

Actress Alyssa Milano was among the staggering number of people who tweeted heartbreaking personal stories of being sexually assaulted and choosing not to report it for any number of reasons. In a new essay for Vox, Milano unpacks the stigma of…

Alyssa Milano puts a point on #WhyIDidntReport in a powerful new essay

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The #MeToo movement received a jolt this weekend with the new hashtag #WhyIDidntReport, prompted by Donald Trump’s pushback on allegations raised by Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

Actress Alyssa Milano was among the staggering number of people who tweeted heartbreaking personal stories of being sexually assaulted and choosing not to report it for any number of reasons. In a new essay for Vox, Milano unpacks the stigma of…

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‘Outlander’ can teach other shows a valuable lesson about sex

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This story contains spoilers for Outlander Season 3, episode 11, titled “Uncharted.” To refresh your memory of where we left off, check out our episode 10 recap.

Period dramas often have an uncomfortable relationship with consent; whether the setting is fantasy or historical, creators have always used the subjugation of women as a way to emphasize the danger of the time or the irredeemable villainy of an antagonist (exhibit A: Game of Thrones).