the LOLcats

You’ve seen them before: a photo of a cute cat or kitten with big block type, white with black outlines, in all caps, full of mispellings and grammatical errors. For evidence, view Appendix A:

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There’s a blog dedicated to the lolcats called I Can Has Cheezburger? which recently was mentioned on the public radio program Open Source with Christopher Lydon. The lolcats have been floating around the internet for quite some time now. I will investigate the origin of this anthropomorphic trend further, but I can’t right now because I’m at work and one of the sites I need to view for reference is blocked. Or as lolcat would say: Im at ur job blocking ur linkz!!!!1!!111

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~ by Lola on April 23, 2007.

One Response to “the LOLcats”

  1. […] Maybe it’s just a way to sell cool t-shirts, but with even your grandmother knowing what a lolcat is, can “The Silicon Valley Girl’s Guide to LOLCODE and LOLCATS” be far […]

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