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Ten years ago today Ed Balls tweeted his own name and became a legend

Happy anniversary, Ed Balls.Ten years ago, the former Shadow Chancellor tweeted his own name. He had been intending to search the site for an article about him but we’ve all seen our parents struggle with the internet and Balls , no different, well... ballsed up:Ed Balls— Ed Balls (@edballs) April 28, 2011People unsurprisingly delighted in the incident at the time, and every year since Ed Balls has gone viral on Twitter as people remember the time the politician made the slip, with he himself joining in by making a cake to celebrate the day one year and wearing a Balls...
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Ten years ago, Ed Balls tweeted ‘Ed Balls.’ How is it still funny?

LONDON — Ten years ago Wednesday, a politician who was a significant figure in British politics but hardly an international star followed an aide’s suggestion: He loaded the Twitter app on his BlackBerry and searched for his own name to see what people were saying about him. Except he didn’t...

Ed Balls or Marco Pierre White – what kind of 'man cook' are you?

Ed Balls has written an autobiographical cookbook, entitled Appetite, which will feature recipes – one per chapter – that he was taught to cook by his mother. You may remember that the former shadow chancellor won the BBC’s Celebrity Best Home Cook back in February, and on Twitter he describes himself as “dad, cook, pianist, economist” which all goes to show that Ed Balls is not just a man of his time but one step ahead of the game.