MY NAME IS EARL, Hurricane Earl, that is.
Hurricane Earl churned toward the south-eastern Caribbean Sunday after reaching Category One status and is thought be heading for American shores by Friday.
Joke writers and comedians all over America are readying their material ahead of this "once in a lifetime event".
"It's gonna be a big one" said one joke writer, "I mean, how often do you get a chance like this to make so many jokes. This shit just writes itself! My name is Earl? and a hurricane? Eh? Genius! I'm thinking maybe doing one about the hurricane coming back with a list of things to fix that it blew away first time round, See? It frickin writes itself!