One of the best parts of the Internet is when a video is offered up for mockery, but then the commenters and a little bit of research reveal that the people being laughed at are actually pretty respectable—like the very identical twins Bridgette and Paula Powers. An old video of the twins was posted to Reddit with the title "These twins are the most annoying people in the world," and stayed near the top of the site for over a day. The video is about 10 years old, from when the twins were 32, and to be fair, it is both fascinating and challenging to watch. The sisters speak in (almost) unison, and their inseparable, chaste lifestyle made for an easy target.

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But before long, people from the South Coast region of Australia (south of Syndey) began commenting that far from being scorned, people in the area are quite fond of the Powers sisters, whom everyone refers to as "the Twinnies."

Furthermore, in normal conversation they don't always speak at once, although locals do think of the Twinnies as a singular unit. Most importantly, everyone in this coastal region knows that if you come across an injured or sick bird, they're the ones to call. (That said, as one reporter discovered, if you call them and ask whether you're speaking to Bridgette or Paula, the answer you get is just "yes.") The two now run the Twinnies Pelican and Seabird Rescue in Landsborough, Australia.

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Sources: Mario Hanousek | Syndey Morning Herald | ABC Australia