Is there any better feeling than coming up with the perfect witty, clever comeback right on the spot? Twitter users are usually pretty good at it. There are always new entertaining (and often devastating) jokes popping up on that social network. But credit for one of the best ones I've ever seen has to go to The Discovery Channel, of all things.
Each day, the Discovery Channel tweets out a new fun fact about different animals. Here's what they tweeted about Antarctic penguins on May 13:
— Discovery (@Discovery) May 13, 2015
But then the NHL team Pittsburgh Penguins responded to The Discovery Channel's tweet. Here's their own fun fact abut Penguins:
Someone must be a big hockey fan over at Discovery because they then sent the following:
@penguins Strange. Our latest observations show no Penguin activity currently on ice in Pittsburgh. Where did they go?
— Discovery (@Discovery) May 14, 2015
Because the Penguins exited the NHL playoffs in the first round this year, it's going to be a long offseason for them. Discovery effectively rubbed their nose in it. It's all in good fun though. Some of the following comments from the Twitterverse were just as funny as the burn itself. Some posted links to the nearest burn centers, while others posted funny reaction .Gifs.