Saturday 25 October 2014

'Collage' trends on Twitter in grim glimpse of Ireland's future

Published 19/08/2014 | 13:07

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The future leaders of Ireland took to Twitter to celebrate getting accepted to 'collage' this morning.

In fact, so many students tweeted the misspelling of the word 'college' that the word 'collage' trended on Twitter.

An easy mistake to make but perhaps not one expected of several thousand students who very recently completed their English Leaving Certificate exam.

Many Irish Twitter users spotted the irony, with one calling the trend "very worrying".

Facepalm... or, should we say, 'facepam'.

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