According to a massive study, done right here in my study with a sample group of one I’ve calculated all my accumulated data and come to the conclusion that this is the basic contents of the Internet:
If any massive corporations want to pay me zillions for my research data please just shout.
Anyway so you can hardly turn a corner online without seeing a cheerleader doing something that might be considered illegal in some states, or a crazy cat with a funny caption.
Those crazy cats are called LOLcats. And according to Mr and Mrs Wikipedia: ‘it’s an image combining a photograph of a cat, with a humorous and idiosyncratic caption. Often grammatically incorrect in dialect which is known as “LOLspeak” or “kitty pidgin”.
That’s one of my favourite things about LOLcats, i love that they’ve been given their own language. Cat’s don’t give a fuck about anyone, they generally do as they please, so makes sense that they would speak in their own special way.
I Can Has Cheezburger
is where you’ll find most of the classic LOLcats
living online. The site was created in 2007 by Eric Nakagawa
, a blogger from Hawaii.
Apparently his site gets over 1,500,000 hits a day. See, people love a crazy cat!
This is the very first LOLcat he ever posted, on January 11, 2007:
And the rest is Internet history.
(LOLspeak translation: Wot’s delaying mah dinnah?)
So maybe he was the first to make a LOLcat?
here ar sum mor, juzt fore a laff:
And below, unhappy LOLcat, who’s not LOLing now?
he he, maybe not a LOLcat
, but certainly a seriously pissed off cat.
Happy Monday LOLcats.