Opera rules to live by, according to Twitter
A lively hashtag on Twitter is #operarulestoliveby, instigated by the Twitter account of the Royal Opera House. Some of the most clever entries playfully tweak the predictably of opera's plots.
Below are some of our favorites, starting with two from Bob Kingston of Portland, who tweets under the name @operaskank.
Share your personal choices in the comments.
Photo: The Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden. Credit: Reuters