The news of Osama bin Laden’s death that broke late Sunday evening has proved to be a cause for jubilant celebration, somber reflection, detailed analysis… and thousands of jokes on Twitter.
Of course, things seem to get old really quickly in today’s lightning fast news cycle, so some of the bin Laden cracks already seem groan-inducingly obvious. Most of the bon mots fall into a few categories, which we’ve rounded up below.
iPhone location tracking jokes:
PlayStation hack jokes:
Birther/Donald Trump jokes:
Royal wedding jokes:
Airport security jokes:
“It certainly took us long enough” jokes:
May Day jokes:
“Wait, did something happen?” jokes:
There’s been tons of Twitter activity on this topic (the site was receiving more than 4,000 Tweets per second after President Obama’s speech Sunday night), so this is far from a comprehensive list! If there’s any type of joke we’ve left out, please feel free to let us know in the comments!