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People Are Tweeting Their Most Awkward Moments And It Is Cringingly Hilarious

“I was looking for clip-on sunglasses to go over my prescription glasses. Asked the pharmacist at CVS if they sold ‘strap ons.’”

1. Jenny Lawson, aka The Bloggess, is a popular blogger, New York Times best-selling author, and Twitter favorite.

2. On Sunday, Lawson — who can admittedly be a little awkward in public — shared this embarrassing exchange:

3. Very quickly Lawson’s followers were tweeting their own embarrassing exchanges at her, and she began to retweet them en masse. The result was a stream of cringingly awkward hilarity:

@TheBloggess Told a one armed man to tell his mother the flowers I just put together for her cost him an arm and a leg.

— Jen (@ItsThatJenGirl)

@TheBloggess Walked up to a baby-holding stranger (thinking it was my sister) at my daughter's soccer game and said "Give me the baby." 😳

— hkell (@hkell)

@TheBloggess I apologised to a woman I nearly bumped into in a record store. It was my reflection in the window. I just dyed my hair blonde

— You Know Who (@mental_nigella_)

@TheBloggess noticed the blind man approaching me wasn't sure where I was so called out 'on your right', I was on his left. He corrected me.

— tanya phillips (@tanyaphillips18)

@TheBloggess I kept saying Merry Christmas to the Trick or Treaters last night. Now we have to move again.

— Rustymarble (@Rustymarble)

@TheBloggess The handsomest man I've ever seen once sat down next to me & said "Hi." I responded with "I'm eating a tootsie roll." He left.

— Daize (@Daize_Plays)

@TheBloggess The director of my play asked the audience to "turn off their phones and vibrators" instead of setting phones to vibrate.

— Doesnt Speak Klingon (@NotKlingonRed)

@TheBloggess Pulled in to gas station & was on wrong side of the pump for my gas cap. Drove around to other side & did it again. Drove away

— Bonnie Beyea (@SkimbleCat)

@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)

@TheBloggess I took a call at work & tried to transfer it. I was the only person there. I pretended to be someone else w/ a British accent.

— MJ (@Morticat)

@TheBloggess pre pap test friend sprayed perfume on her lady garden. Doc says "that's. ..festive." It was her daughter's glitter spray

— h miller (@wafflesnbacon)

@TheBloggess Got into the passenger seat of the wrong car outside of starbucks. The driver waited until I finished my phone call to tell me.

— Amanda (@parentlikeadad)

@TheBloggess After flunking a job interview, got up, shook everyone's hands, and walked into the coat closet.

— Noah Vail (@noahvail)

@TheBloggess an elderly man presented his discount card to me and i said "you're getting ready to expire!" I could not recover.

— Lindsay (@crashkrispy)

@TheBloggess bought Preparation H for under eye bags. Told the clerk she didn't need to bag it because I was going to use it in the car.

— Schmitts Giggles (@schmittsgiggles)

@TheBloggess We have a Texas sage plant that flowers before rain. When asked if it would rain today I said "Not according to my bush."

— Jessica White (@JE551CAw)

@TheBloggess nanny job interview, told job would involve light housekeeping replied "I've never kept a Lighthouse before but willing to try"

— Glenna Ranieri (@glenha)

@TheBloggess Sandwich shop cashier: "What's your name?" Me: "Oh, uh, I have a boyfriend." Cashier: "For the sandwich."

— Kate Darling (@grok_)

@TheBloggess Was asked by a distant relative what I do...proudly exclaimed "I are a teacher!"

— Katy (@katypillar150)

@TheBloggess I went to a friend's house, not knowing she had just moved. I walked right in, surprising the new tenants mid-coitus.

— Sarah C (@whatbuiltme)

@TheBloggess I ended a supposedly professional work email to Alcoholics Anonymous with "cheers, Sara"

— Just Sara (@SaraVey)

@TheBloggess On a trip, saw some baby horses, could not think of the word foal, finally shouted "horse kittens" and pointed. Wife understood

— John J. McKay (@archymck)

@TheBloggess I was looking for clip on sunglasses to go over my prescription glasses. Asked the pharmacist at CVS if they sold "strap ons."

— rdweatherly (@rdweatherly)

@TheBloggess I told someone at a party, "that dirty old man is trying to hit on you". She said, "actually he's my fiancé".

— Margot Saville (@MargotSaville)

@TheBloggess mistook the man limping towards me for someone i knew. "my god! what happened to you?" "i had polio as a child." i ran away.

— lucy snowe (@lucyundersnowe)

@TheBloggess Had my laptop hooked up to a projector for a work meeting w/ execs, received an email from a friend: "WHAT THE FUCK IS RHUBARB"

— EmmySuhWeeks (@emmysuhweeks)

@TheBloggess sent the following text (about my Hispanic landlord) to NOT my roommate:"Jesus is coming at 10am. Be awake and have clothes on"

— the carie (@thecarie)

@TheBloggess was waiting in line, stepped backwards onto someone's foot, turned around with open hands in apology, cupped both her boobs.

— Ani Sarkisian (@AniMSarkisian)

34. In the end, Lawson said what we’re all thinking:

My God, I love you people.

— TheBloggess (@TheBloggess)

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