The Pope joined Twitter, a royal foetus joined the world, Starbucks joined the rest of us who pay taxes, and Max Clifford joined the ranks of other British men over 50 and involved in showbiz who have recently been trending on Twitter.

And in the midst of all that, the software-icon-turned-fugitive (yes, another one!) John McAfee was caught, George Osborne released his autumn statement, and we all started opening our advent calendars. Like we say: what a week.

And here were just some of the tweets about all those events - and others - that made us chuckle. Enjoy!

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