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Phyllis Diller R.I.P.: Comedy Community Reacts To The Passing Of A Legend On Twitter (TWEETS)

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In this Oct. 9, 1985 file photo, Comedian Phyllis Diller gets a lift from emcee Buddy Hackett prior to the celebrity stag luncheon roast at the New York Friars Club in New York City.
In this Oct. 9, 1985 file photo, Comedian Phyllis Diller gets a lift from emcee Buddy Hackett prior to the celebrity stag luncheon roast at the New York Friars Club in New York City.

The comedy world is mourning the loss of legendary comedian Phyllis Diller today, with many choosing Twitter as an outlet for their messages of respect, grief and remembrance.

Comedians young and old, male and female, famous and obscure have been tweeting their respects for one of the pioneers of women in comedy, some taking the opportunity to share her most poignant one-liners about marriage, family and more.

See how the comedy community is remembering the groundbreaking comedienne in the slideshow below and share your thoughts in the comments.

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