When Jenny Lawson (a.k.a. @Bloggess on Twitter) tweeted out this cringe-worthy experience, she didn’t realize the chain reaction she was about to create:
Airport cashier: “Have a safe flight.” Me: “You too!” I CAN NEVER COME HERE AGAIN.
— TheBloggess (@TheBloggess) November 1, 2015
We’ve all said face-palm worthy moments like this and Tweeters came out in droves to let Lawson know that she wasn’t alone. Take a look at these amazingly awkward things people have done in the presence of other people:
Talked to a trash can
@TheBloggess A friend went placed her order at drivethru. She then heard "Could you drive up to the speaker you're talking to the trash can"
— Kelly B (@GotCookies) November 1, 2015
Said something sexual about a panini
@TheBloggess loudly told friend in our college cafe 'it tasted good but my mouth was sore for 2days after'. was talking about the new panini
— Carrie (@crackdkettle) November 2, 2015
Made a death joke at a funeral
@TheBloggess Outside my grandma's wake, noticing the lack of traffic and people, "Wow it's awfully dead around here"
— Cyndi (@CyndiSchlieger) November 2, 2015
Made a preggo joke in front of their preggo boss
@TheBloggess Handed my boss a finished project and said, "Sorry it took so long, but hey, better late than pregnant," My boss was pregnant.
— Sweeney Janicot (@secondbacchus) November 2, 2015
Inadvertently made a move on their boss
@TheBloggess I grabbed the tie my boss was wearing to admire it. We aren't buddies. Brain screamed stop, hand just kept moving. Awkward.
— filmcriticsdaughter (@tooeleblogger) November 4, 2015
Pole danced while on the bus
@TheBloggess I was taking the bus & no seats free so I stood. When the bus turned the corner I swung around pole and sat in random guy's lap
— Don't Lick the Deck (@nerdgirlmom) November 2, 2015
Argued that Jesus was an infection
@TheBloggess Couldn't remember the phrase "immaculate conception" while drunkenly debating religion, so I said "divine infection."
— Sullie Kovac (they) (@smkovac) November 2, 2015
Asked their waiter for a blowjob
@TheBloggess in Paris, friend asked waitress for a straw but was unsure of the French word. Turns out "pipe" is French slang for blowjob.
— TheRealDL (@LloydLikeLlama) November 2, 2015
Made bathroom small-talk with no one
@TheBloggess Girl in next stall started talking to me so I kept chatting. Heard her say "someone keeps talking to me." She was on the phone.
— SampleHappiness (@SampleHappiness) November 2, 2015
Mistook their baby for a “belly ribbon”
@TheBloggess misheard nurses Bilirubin report for my newborn son and kept telling friends and family this his belly ribbon was great!
— ProfessorSnack (@ProfessorSnack) November 2, 2015
And, told a stranger that their baby made them welt
@TheBloggess Got distracted by cute baby, spilled water all over myself. Said to baby's mother: staring at your baby just made me all wet.
— Cheney Giordano (@hellocheney) November 2, 2015
Oh man, if you’re not laughing hysterically by now, we don’t know what to tell you. Want more of these omg-I-can’t-believe-they-really-did-that moments, follow Jenny Lawson on Twitter. She’s still retweeting every awkward moment people are sending her and we don’t think it’ll ever end.