Collapse In WWE Shares Trigger Twitter Pun-Mania

Jake L'Ecuyer

The street already knows the scoop about World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) and its user guidance that lead shares to plummet nearly 50 percent in Friday's pre-market trading. The news is covered and most traders have already been informed.

That said, let's focus on what's really important here: the Twitter storm it triggered.

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One thing the Internet can always be counted on is for a steady stream of jokes about current events, and Internet did not disappoint, releasing a torrent of wrestling-related puns. 

Here are some highlights... or lowlights:

How could there not be a quip about bodyslams?

Looks like we have another...

Now we have some piledriver commentary.

The matches may be fixed, but the stock certainly isn't!

Neither could we...


Another body slam comment, just for good measure.

The alley-oop...

To the dunk! What did we learn here? Twitter loves a good pun, especially if it's at a major company's expense.

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