Memes make us laugh, help us pass the time

Memes make us laugh, help us pass the time
Monday, March 19, 2012 - 3:58pm

"Dude, you've got to check this out."

They make us laugh, they help get us through the day and, in many cases, they clog our email inboxes and Facebook news feeds. We're talking, of course, about Internet memes.

What's an Internet meme? A rough definition is an idea or cultural phenomenon — usually a joke of some sort — spread via the Web.

Most often they're random photos accompanied by snarky text. A recent post on the UTexas Memes Facebook page — — shows a University of Texas shuttle bus paired up with, "Schedule? LOL ... we just drive around."
As you might expect on a UT-centric site, there are plenty of digs at Aggies, as well. One shows SpongeBob SquarePants' best bud, Patrick Star, saying, "Why don't you take all the rejected students ... and send them to A&M."

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Information from Austin American-Statesman


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