The Year in Memes

Via the BBC:  The top memes and viral videos of 2012.

I have to admit, as cliched as cat memes have become, I find the grumpy cat rather amusing:


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  1. Ernieyeball says:

    Looks like the Bust of Churchill to me. Probably sitting on Mitt’s lap still waiting to return to the White House…

    (“Poor kitty, I can’t believe I lost either.”)

  2. @Ernieyeball: Blofeld-esque, eh?

  3. Ernieyeball says:

    I admit I had to look up the reference as my decaying memory banks will qualify for Medicare starting tomorrow.

    But here he is

    Nice scar!