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My new favorite meme is "You can't explain that," courtesy of Bill O'Reilly, who tried to prove the existence of God by pointing to those mysterious tides. We don't know why there are tides, so God exists. QED.



And here's one that points out the problem of the God of the Gaps:



Man, sometimes I wish I could just throw everything else out and study how people communicate through internet memes. It would be fascinating and funny at the same time, and it would have implications for modeling language far beyond just mocking Bill O'Reilly.
kutsuwamushi: (it's time for a holiday)
"Eigo Noto" is an audio program used in Japanese elementary schools for learning English. Now, thanks to youtube user francol86, it's also a guide to women! Like most such guides, it's of course quite sexist (LOLWTF pour your own damn juice), but I chose to take that as ironic.

kutsuwamushi: (they see me rollin')
... I'm backdating this because you've probably already seen it, but I wanted to share it with a few people who haven't. (Youtube makes you sign in to see it on their website, but you don't have to sign in to see it if it's embedded on another site.)


Wanting an explanation? I'm not sure that there is one, but this post explains how it's a combination of several different 2chan memes.
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The "is your name Ben?" post on [livejournal.com profile] linguaphiles has been deleted. Someone doesn't have a sense of humor.

Luckily, one of the moderators saved screencaps.

(The poster, by the way, had a feminine-looking username and icon.)

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