Monday on Twitter, the word “Nutting” was trending, and it sparked a bunch of questions and inspired a bunch of hilarious responses. And just days before “No Nut November” too!

Scrolling through the tweets wouldn’t have done you any good because 99.9% of them were people either making jokes or asking why “Nutting” was trending. But that’s what we’re here for.

Here’s why “Nutting” was a trending topic on Twitter.

Apparently, the Pittsburgh Pirates (an MLB team) fired their general manager Neal Huntington Monday morning (Oct. 28), marking their third personnel dismissal in less than a month.

Robert “Bob” Nutting owns the team, and according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, he was the “driving force” behind Huntington’s firing. His name is trending because of the discussion surrounding the Pirates.

Now that you know why “Nutting” was trending, let’s get to the jokes!

Stay classy, Twitter!

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