Reign on her parade: Internet hijacks #QueenFacts hashtag
Elizabeth II, 89, surpassed Queen Victoria’s record as the longest reigning British monarch on Thursday, having been on the throne for 63 years and 213 days.
To mark the occasion, Euronews began tweeting facts about the Queen under the hashtag #QueenFacts.
The internet reacted ironically, however, with users making up their own weird and wonderful “facts.”
RT has compiled a list of some of the funniest, most poignant and downright absurd tweets to mark her royal highness’s big day.
An original tweet from EuroNews, with an actual #QueenFact:
Within minutes, the internet responded with its own particular brand of royal humor.
That glue on the back of a stamp? She calls it "selfie stick". #queenfacts— Graham Lee (@iwasleeg) September 9, 2015
When conditions are favorable for swarming, Elizabeth will start laying eggs in queen cups. #queenfacts— Dr Brooke Magnanti (@belledejour_uk) September 9, 2015
The real Queen actually died and was replaced in the sixties, as is revealed by playing the national anthem backwards #queenfacts— Grace Petrie (@gracepetrie) September 9, 2015
The Queen's iconic wave comes from when they built her and didnt finish her 'wave.exe' programming due to tough deadlines #queenfacts— Kelly Gardiner (@kellyjgardiner) September 9, 2015
The Queen’s saucer section can separate and re-dock, a feature used sometimes when the stardrive section goes into combat. #QueenFacts— Jive Turkey (@ncguk) September 9, 2015
The Queen once pulled on a load bearing eyebrow, causing her head to cave in, and her crown to fall off. #queenfacts— TittyBiscuits. (@dawneywawney) September 9, 2015
The Queen™has promised to abdicate tomorrow if Charles agrees to take the name "King Jug eared Twat the First" #QueenFacts— Adam Ippititimus (@Adders500) September 9, 2015
#QueenFacts she's actually been dead for 10 years, it's Prince Andrew in drag really .— Fuck Face (@fondablond) September 9, 2015