May the fourth be with you... Every year on May 4, Star Wars fans everywhere celebrate the franchise by wishing each other a greeting themed of a galaxy far, far away. A play on the phrase, “May the Force be with you,” the saying has sparked an unofficial holiday known as Star Wars Day that has become an annual occasion for people to celebrate their love for the saga.

#StarWarsDay - Like every year, those who are just looking for a laugh can follow #StarWarsDay on Twitter and Facebook for a stream of all the May 4th puns and memes were posted throughout the day.

@MackiedBW: “May the 4th be with you! It’s Star Wars day! #StarWarsDay #MayThe4thBeWithYou”

@threadpaints: “May the mass*acceleration be with you! #StarWarsDay”

@skizzenblog: “May the 4th be with you. #maythe4th #krickelkrakel #darthvader #StarWarsDay”

@MrPavian: “May the 4th be with you...Yes hmmmm #StarWarsDay”

Joydeep Sen: “Today’s a really special day.”

Jane Carnall: “Today I will mostly spend the day cringing as non-nerds try & do the whole Star Wars day thing & get it wrong... #MayThe4thBeWithYou”

Inupet Kin: “I wonder how long before Star Wars Day becomes an actual holiday?”

Ian Cook: “The start of the musical accompaniment to the day... #Maythe4thbewithyou”‬

Chandrika Siddhanta Chakravarty: “It’s that day of the year again when all Star Wars fans suddenly start lisping. ‪#MayThe4thBeWithYou”

Steph Russo: “My fiance makes the coolest things...”

Chelsea Summer: “My reward for studying today is to watch episode V later. ‪#‎maythe4thbewithyou”