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Posted at 5:20 AM ET, 09/ 3/2010

The humorous side of Hurricane Earl

By Melissa Bell

In the face of danger, these twitter users laughed. As the category 2 hurricane bore down on North Carolina and Virginia, there were plenty of frustrations and fears vented on Twitter, but there were just as many jokes bandied about. We rounded up a few that made us smile (granted it is the middle of the night and we are a wee bit loopy).

Did you see any others we need on the list? Tweet #earljokes if you've got something that will tickle our funny bone.

Hurricane Earl is heading towards the Jersey Shore. It might blow the orange off of Snooki.less than a minute ago via web

Got to love all those hurricane action verbs the MSM throws out, 'churning' 'barreling' 'bearing down' 'roars' 'swirling' 'rolls' #earlless than a minute ago via web

A gust of wind knocked a slice of pizza out of my hand. Hurricane Earl, you have already gone too far.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Having Hurricane Earl right off the coast is like having a bear sleep outside your tent. Yes, hes sleeping, but hes still a bear (tnx jerh)less than a minute ago via web

Clearly Hurricane Earl made a pit stop: my bedroom.less than a minute ago via ƜberTwitter

--Melissa Bell

By Melissa Bell  | September 3, 2010; 5:20 AM ET
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Sounds like Earl turned out to be a real blowhard.

Posted by: abell4uall | September 5, 2010 5:37 PM | Report abuse

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