17/01/2014 06:19 GMT | Updated 25/01/2014 16:01 GMT

Michelle Obama's 50 Funniest Pictures

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America's First Lady turns 50 on January 18th - so what better way to celebrate than to look back at some of her greatest photos?

And by 'greatest', we do of course mean 'funniest' (this is the Comedy section, after all). Whether it's giving a speech, reading a book for children, getting America fit or just pulling a wry face, Michelle Obama is never not animated-slash-delightful.

Happy birthday, your royal highness! (That's what they call you over there, right?)

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