Here's where we (try to) explain 'Aowaaowwoa*QowqQ*'
Second, we still have no idea what happened. Were we hacked? Did we hack ourselves? If so, did we do it accidentally, with one of our butts? Did our Twitter account briefly achieve sentience and was it totally hammered when it did?
Here's what we know for sure: on Wednesday, at 9:23 p.m. precisely, @cbcasithappens issued four tweets.
Followed immediately by:
And finally, moments later, a climactic:
First, in a British accent:
And then, a Norwegian one:
That helped a little, but not too much. More helpful were your theories and expressions of heartfelt concern on Twitter.
Some people stayed remarkably calm during our baffling ordeal — even, bizarrely, appearing to make light of it.
We're still investigating the mystery. Please share any theories with us, @cbcasithappens.
In the meantime, we'll do everything we can on our end — including running it through a Danish text-to-speech program:
The investigation continues.