- One glorious Thursday in April 2011, a meme was born after Ed Balls inadvertently tweeted his own name. And, three years later, the jokes just keep on coming...
- — Tom Chappelow (@tomnishambles)Mon, Apr 28 2014 08:45:47
- — Adrian Bott (@Cavalorn)Mon, Apr 28 2014 09:15:54#EdBallsDay is an appropriation of the pagan goddess Edballa who shouted her own name into a cave & was echoed back 'manie thousand times'
- For many, April 28th has become something of a Ballsian Christmas.
- — Andrew Fielding (@wobable)Mon, Apr 28 2014 06:22:24#EdBallsDay somewhat loses it's magic when you are woken at 4am by two small excited children shouting "has he been? Has he been?"...
- Balls. Balls everywhere.
- Ed Balls Day 2014: the year of merchandise
- Although there were fears that it was becoming yet another Hallmark holiday.
- — Chris Sandi (@drofidnas)Mon, Apr 28 2014 09:27:35I hate #EdBallsDay, it's so commercialised now. I remember when it actually meant something - families getting together and tweeting names.
- Indeed, for anyone questioning the cultural significance of the day, look no further than The Daily Mirror, who have dedicated an entire liveblog to charting the celebrations. An entire liveblog.
Happy 3rd birthday, Ed Balls Day!
One of the best things about Twitter is that it allows us to digitally archive people's mistakes and never let them forget their errors. Ever. With that in mind, let's celebrate one of the genre's finest - the third anniversary of Ed Balls Day.
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