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Fake Jim V. on intern sleep rules

“Today I allowed an intern to rest her eyes while transcribing a Paul Ryan interview, assuming she maintained 80 words per min #sleeppower.” –@FakeJimVandeHei in a recent tweet.

ABC7’s Tschida faces hair trouble

“This humidity is from hell! Showered, towel dried, brushed hair. 10 minutes later BIG as a laundry BASKET!” — ABC7 Reporter Stephen Tschida in a Wednesday tweet.  We want to give him a free trip to a hair salon. The catch? He has to take a train to get there.

Buttry enjoys the buttes

“Drive to Moab: Downpour, drizzle, snow, sunshine, clouds, evaporation from roads, spectacular mountains, buttes & red rocks.” — Former TBD Community Engagement Director Steve Buttry in a Wednesday tweet. Sorry, Buttry, we couldn’t resist. What’s more, we’re having major separation anxiety from your departure.

Kurtz uses word that should be banned from English language

“In NYT, Bill Keller likens arguments on Twitter to preschool squabbling. What a doodyhead!” — The Daily Beast Washington Bureau Chief Howard Kurtz in a Wednesday tweet.

All in a day’s work?

“Just walked past a homeless guy who said, ‘Hey, I’m trying to get my d–k sucked, can you help me out?’ Wonder if that ever works for him.” — an inexplicably horrible tweet from The Alyona Show. Based in Washington, The Alyona show airs each day at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. offering a “fresh perspective” about the world and U.S. politics. Find out where to watch here.

Journo ‘has’ Kate’s ring

“Mom gave me the ring that my grandma got me for graduation 5 years ago…and it’s identical to the royal engagement ring.” — Roll Call feature writer Jessica Estepa in a Wednesday tweet.

The Critic

“I think @VanityFair screwed up the Katy Perry issue. On their cover is a tease: Michelle Bachman: Hot or Not? By James Walcott, p. 98.” — Washington Watch’s Roland Martin in a Wednesday tweet.