Five years to pull off — but totally worth it!

by / Friday, 16 May 2014 / Published in Blog, Funny


IT was a joke so stunningly simple in its execution that it’s a surprise no-one’s done it before.

In May 2009, Twitter user ‘Frank Furter’ started a joke that wouldn’t get the whole world laughing for another five years.

In keeping with their username, Frank Furter’s first three tweets were lyrics from 1975 film The Rocky Horror Show’s classic song, Sweet Transvestite, delivered by Dr Frank N’ Furter (Tim Curry).



…and then, nothing. The account lay dormant  — until a few days ago, exactly five years on from the original tweets when this was tweeted out:


AAAAAH that’s better. Well played, Frank Furter, whoever you are — that last tweet has since been retweeted more than 32,000 times.

Here’s the original moment for all the non-Rocky Horror tragics out there: