Twitter At It Again With #AddPorkToAMovie

Twitter At It Again With #AddPorkToAMovie

Twitter is a place where its users like to exchange information and ideas. Often, they exchange jokes and word games.

Wednesday, Twitter brought its users the hashtag #FiveWordsToRuinADate, which an enterprising farmer’s wife from Oregon morphed into #FiveWordsToRuinADateWithAFarmer and watched as several thousand people tweeted back their own submissions.  (The best suggestions included “I want an October wedding” and “I want to sleep in.”)

Yesterday, another word game with an agricultural twist has found its way onto Twitter: #AddPorkToAMovie. Incidentally, the hashtag started as an offbeat protest after Oxford University Press “warned its writers not to mention pigs, sausages or pork-related words in children's books, in an apparent bid to avoid offending Jews and Muslims,” according to The Telegraph.

However, a cry for free speech quickly gave way to humor as users did their best to out-pun one another. Here are some of the most savory submissions: 


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