Oy: This Margaret Thatcher Hashtag Has Some People Thinking Cher Is Dead…

Now Thatcher’s dead. Now that Cher‘s dead.

What a difference a few spaces make. Following the news that former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died, the hashtag #nowthatchersdead made an appearance on Twitter, causing a bit of confusion and much mockery.

There were those who read it as a tweet about Cher, and because it’s the internet, many more of those who sarcastically “mourned” Cher’s death.

Wonderland magazine noted the tweets earlier this morning. A sampling:

We’d expect nothing less from Twitter.

(h/t BI)

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