By Harris Wittels
From comic and author (Parks and sport, Eastbound & Down) Harris Wittels comes a hysterical breakdown of boasts, brags, and self-adulation disguised as humble reviews and complaints-based on his well known @humblebrag Twitter feed.
Something instantly pissed off Harris Wittels approximately Twitter. suddenly it used to be applicable to gloat, as long as these brags have been ever-so-thinly disguised as obvious humility, such as:
"Just filed my taxes. Biggie was once correct, mo cash mo problems."
"I hate whilst i'm going right into a shop to get anything to devour and the male employees are too busy hitting on me to get my order correct :( so annoying!"
Taking motion through naming this phenomenon and growing the Twitter account referred to as Humblebrag-dedicated completely to retweeting the humblebrags of others-Wittels's new be aware took the web by way of typhoon. Harris additionally indicates readers what humblebrags may possibly appear like from a few of history's so much remarkable names, in addition to devoting a whole bankruptcy to a guy who simply should be the best humblebraggart of them all...
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