Baby Born on Metro Platform Leads to Plenty of Twitter Jokes

Un enfant was born at L'Enfant Plaza a year ago today.
Baby Born on Metro Platform Leads to Plenty of Twitter Jokes
Photograph by Flickr user bclinesmith.

On the morning of August 1, 2013, a baby was born on the platform at the L’Enfant Plaza Metro station. In honor of that baby, named Amir Mason (and not, I’m sorry to tell you, Pierre), here’s a look back at some of the best jokes tweeted about that unusual situation. Happy birthday, Amir, and thanks for giving me the excuse to trot out the #metrobaby hashtag one more time. 

Original post below. 

Well, here’s something you don’t see every day: Metro Transit Police tweeted Thursday morning that a baby had been born on the platform at the L’Enfant Plaza Metro station. Within minutes, #metrobaby was trending as Washingtonians delivered (hehe) their best jokes about the occasion. See below for some examples—and leave yours in the comments. 

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