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Man's Nerdy Joke Fails In His Psych Class, But Succeeds Wildly Online

A good pun is worth a groan, and a great pun is worth a laugh, but it's a sad day when a brilliant joke gets nothing more than deafening silence. One Twitter user shared his story about a joke that bombed in a 300-person lecture hall.

Steve Fawley found a much more appreciative audience on Twitter:

The joke went over like a lead balloon in Fawley's class.

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But Twitter had his back:

By the next day the tweet had blown up, and Fawley's joke had an audience of almost 150,000:

Hats off to you, Steve. Enjoy your moment. 

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H/T - Twitter