07/11/2014 08:44 GMT | Updated 07/11/2014 10:59 GMT

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets: Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Bonfire Night And The John Lewis Christmas Advert

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It was the week that a million women's hearts were shattered...

...and a million 'Star Wars' fans got very excited:

It was the week of Bonfire Night, aka Burns Night, aka:

But striding high above all this, like some sort of Twitter colossus, was Monty the penguin, star of the new John Lewis Christmas advert:

Fortunately, a few tweeters were on hand to explain penguins for us:

Starting with Benedict Cumberbatch and his significant otter other, and ending with Twitter's best ideas for #FutureJohnLewisAds, here were some of the tweets about this week's news that made us giggle this week...


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