Happy #EdBallsDay (yup, it's still a thing)

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Happy #EdBallsDay to one and all. Thought the weirdest Twitter celebration in the UK would go the same way as the ex-politician's career? Think again.

Five years on from the infamous tweet where Ed Balls tweeted, simply, Ed Balls, the internet is no less interested in marking the day.

Here's how the nation is celebrating (and this may just be the perfect example of why Twitter has a hard time attracting new users).


And the tweet that started it all...


A late entry in the trying too hard category