How to Get a Date During the Shutdown

Twitter turns to humor with #ShutdownPickupLines.

Washington on Monday morning.
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Matt Vasilogambros
Sept. 30, 2013, 10:11 a.m.

As con­gres­sion­al law­makers ne­go­ti­ate a bill to fund fed­er­al op­er­a­tions, the gov­ern­ment right now looks likely to shut down in the com­ing hours. But that doesn’t mean there’s isn’t any room for a little hu­mor in the mean­time.

Na­tion­al Journ­al’s Elahe Iz­adi star­ted the Twit­ter hasht­ag #Shut­down­PickUpLines, in­spired by the late on­line pub­lic­a­tion TBD from 2011.

Here are some of the bet­ter tweets from this af­ter­noon. Some may be a little crass for our read­ers:

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