Everyone’s family is weird in its own, special way. Most of us choose to laugh about it privately, but, in the age of social media, it’s also pretty hilarious to update Facebook or Twitter with a nice juicy anecdote.
So it makes sense that when Jimmy Fallon introduced his latest hashtag, plenty of people jumped at the chance to out their strange, family ways for the world to see. My favorite 15 are below, but if you want more, check out Twitter!
My grandparents lied about their anniversary for 40 years cause my uncle was born a little too early after the wedding. #MyFamilyIsWeird
— Alyssa Taylor (@lyssbrooke273) November 16, 2016
#14. She’s just trying to save you the work, right?
At ever family gathering, my grandmother insists on taking pictures to add to her funeral picture board. #MyFamilyIsWeird
— Bonnie Brooke (@bonniebrookster) November 16, 2016
#13. It’s important to have safe words.
When we can’t find our Mom in a store, we “meow” like a cat and we’ll hear our Mom meow back halfway across the store. #MyFamilyIsWeird
— Bailey Knaub (@BaileyKnaub) November 16, 2016
#12. This is such a great premise for a serial killer novel.
My great-grandmother kept a notebook with the name of every contestant on Wheel of Fortune and how much money they won.
— Tommi Jo Karma (@TommiJoKarma) November 18, 2015
#11. A little bit of humor keeps the family together and in clean, mostly dry clothes.
— Seth Goodtime (@SethGoodtime) November 16, 2016
#10. I mean…he’s not wrong. Though I do feel like it’d suck to clip a headstone with your bumper.
My uncle teaches all my cousins how to drive in the cemetery because “you can’t kill anyone there.” #MyFamilyIsWeird
— Maura Nealon (@MauraNealon12) November 16, 2016
#9. Well I, for one, hope he got what he ordered.
My brother once ordered the “quicky” at a restaurant. He was ordering the “Quiche” #MyFamilyIsWeird
— Monica Munn (@monicamm9) November 16, 2016
#8. The Not-So-Subtle Shame table.
We have a kids table, adults table, and a “kids who should be married but aren’t yet” table at every holiday gathering. #MyFamilyIsWeird
— Maddy Pryor (@maddyyypryor) November 16, 2016
#7. Because of the things I’ve found in my bra, no judgment.
A doctor once discovered 2 pennies stuck to my dad’s ass during a physical #MyFamilyIsWeird
— Andrew (@andrewfreel13) November 16, 2016
#6. Can’t stop wondering whether he ever fessed up.
My mom thought my weed was seasoning and used it for cooking. my entire family was high and I’ve never been so amused #MyFamilyIsWeird
— KERMIT (@Backinthedaytw) November 16, 2016
#5. Okay, well that’s just sad.
We celebrate the dog’s birthday every year, which is also my birthday! We have to share one bone shaped cake. #MyFamilyIsWeird
— 2muchHaT (@2muchHaT) November 16, 2016
#4. Every family has one.
My father in law was so cheap, he washed paper plates. #MyFamilyIsWeird
— Pamela Winn (@pswinnauthor) November 19, 2015
#3. That’s not weird, it’s just responsible.
My grandma was completely silent on Space Mountain at Disney. When asked why she said, “I didn’t want my teeth to fly out.”#MyFamilyIsWeird
— Jonathan Tony (@jonathantony) November 18, 2015
#2. Basically, the entire family is a bunch of 2-year-olds who need to be constantly entertained.
When waiting for the check at a restaurant we spin a knife and whoever it lands on has to make a barnyard animal noise #myfamilyisweird
— Aaron Briggs (@aaron_bo_briggs) November 16, 2016
#1. OMG I love this. So much.
My granny turns tv off while undressing so men on tv don’t see her naked. #MyFamilyIsWeird
— K. (@kittykaresless) November 16, 2016
Check out Jimmy reading his favorites below, and make sure to follow @DidYouKnowFacts, too!