Shutdown prompts shutdown pickup lines

Closing government isn’t funny, but resilient Washingtonians and others are trying to make the best of it. And what are you doing? Here are a few #shutdownpickuplines from Twitter, both laughers and groaners:

Want more? Not ready to Shut. It. Down? Here are the best from the departed local Web site, from its 2011 list.


One move and the pandacam gets it

If they check their email, they’ll be breaking the law

Oh well, at least there’s cheap burgers and booze

David Beard is a writer, editor and director of digital content for The Post. He also edits The Optimist, a weekly e-newsletter, and has been a foreign correspondent.
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