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BBC made an absolute hames of the inauguration subtitles and it was gas

“Just shut it, yeah?”

Trump Inauguration Source: Andrew Harnik

THE WHOLE WORLD was glued to the inauguration of President Trump this evening.

But viewers on BBC News might have wondered what was going on if they were watching it with just the subtitles on.

British Twitter user @Kaytality was in that very position – and she discovered that the BBC were accidentally playing the wrong subtitles.

With hilarious results

(If you can’t see the video, click here)

The Mirror reports that they appear to be lines from the BBC kids’ show The Dumping Ground.

Seriously lads

subtitles1 Source: @Kaytality Twitter

The unintentional comedy was real

subtitles2 Source: @Kaytality Twitter

Obama’s internal or external monologue wasn’t this

subtitles3 Source: @Kaytality Twitter

And the new President himself was included in the farce

subtitles4 Source: @Kaytality Twitter

Her video on it has since gone mega viral on Twitter, because the matching up of the text with such a serious moment is joyous.

“Just shut it, yeah?” – Obama’s last words in office.

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David Elkin

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