Today's smile comes from technology. WIthout twitter, I would never have had the chance to laugh at these.

Real Tweets:

Conan O'Brien @ConanOBrien

I just bought a painting from an emerging abstract artist, or someone just sold me their napkin.

The Onion @TheOnion

"It’s nice to get away, clear my head, and come back invigorated with a newfound disgust for my place of employment"

Steve Martin @SteveMartinToGo

Just hoping the Patraeus scandal doesn't spread to Big Bird.

Luke Burbank @lukeburbank

Looking forward to the day when "Because I was sitting on the toilet looking at my phone for 1.5 hours for no reason" is a legit explanation

From The Washington Post Style Invitational contest: 

Edward Mickolus@EdMickolus

I wonder what happened to the human test subjects for Preparation G. #wphumor


Not A Comedian@blgphilmd

Do fish on Mercury contain earth? #wphumor

(For a discussion of what prompted the Smile a Day column, see an earlier post)

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About the Author

Mindy Greenstein, Ph.D.

Mindy Greenstein, Ph.D., is a psycho-oncologist and author of The House on Crash Corner and Other Unavoidable Calamities.

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