The Best Tweets About The D.C. Earthquake

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An 5.9 magnitude earthquake just rocked the East Coast.The unexpected quake sent people scrambling to Twitter blast out their best 140 character witticisms.

We’ve gathered our favourite responses so far.

Enjoy!

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title=”Insidery!”
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title=”Your obligatory Goldman joke”
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title=”#truth”
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title=”Get it?”
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title=”Who could forget?”
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title=”Downgrade humour!”
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title=”#Politicallolz”
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title=”#dogs”
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title=”This is what our twitter stream looked like right as it happened”
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