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This is the way the world ends - shadows of echoes of memories of songs
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This is the way the world ends
My brain hurts.
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bellinghman From: bellinghman Date: October 18th, 2007 09:30 am (UTC) (Link)
Oh my!
kjaneway From: kjaneway Date: October 18th, 2007 09:48 am (UTC) (Link)
Ah. Yes. Well.

A pointed reminder, that, no matter how busy you are, someone, somewhere in the world has enough spare time to rewrite apocalytic poetry in LOLCAT!
sbp From: sbp Date: October 18th, 2007 09:53 am (UTC) (Link)
or is diffrent poem?
INVISIBLE BANDERSNATCH!
keirf From: keirf Date: October 18th, 2007 10:01 am (UTC) (Link)
Wow. That's almost as good at Cope's rewrite.
wechsler From: wechsler Date: October 18th, 2007 10:10 am (UTC) (Link)
Yes, but you're not going to get any sympathy with *that* icon...
atommickbrane From: atommickbrane Date: October 18th, 2007 10:17 am (UTC) (Link)
I suspect lol-catting stuff 'clever-like' is no longer funny BUT I LARFFED SO WHO CARES.
crouchinglynx From: crouchinglynx Date: October 18th, 2007 10:18 am (UTC) (Link)
Did I miss the joke by reading this in a text browser? Is this some important statement about the evolution of language, or just another AllYourBase?
j4 From: j4 Date: October 18th, 2007 01:26 pm (UTC) (Link)
Er, it's T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land 'translated' into Lolcat-speak. [See Anil Dash, Cats can has grammar for more about the language of lolcats.]

I'm afraid that is the joke, and I suspect (being textual) it would work just as well in lynx as it does in Firefox. Sorry for wasting your time with another dumb internet meme, eh.
crouchinglynx From: crouchinglynx Date: October 18th, 2007 02:05 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh, I seeeee. I'd have to have found out sooner or later.

Still not amused, of course. All my cats prefer their captions in perfectly-formed sentences.
addedentry From: addedentry Date: October 18th, 2007 02:20 pm (UTC) (Link)
The Wikipedia article links to a scan of a piece in Time (deep breath) which includes the word 'lolbrarians'. That was from July -- barely two months since you coined it. FTW!
vinaigrettegirl From: vinaigrettegirl Date: October 18th, 2007 10:56 am (UTC) (Link)
This warrants at least an extended footnote in my ongoing opus, Mice in the Attic: an analysis of poetry between the wars. I hope to finish it before I turn entirely into a tweed suit, and then new data like that comes in, and I have to start over.
bluedevi From: bluedevi Date: October 18th, 2007 11:00 am (UTC) (Link)

OMG WTF RAT ALLEY

Not with a bang but with a meow. Am sore from LOLing now.
aardvark179 From: aardvark179 Date: October 18th, 2007 11:23 am (UTC) (Link)
Clearly this is a LOLform that should be explored.

I'm IN UR XANADA DEKRIING UR STLY PLSUR DOM.
gerald_duck From: gerald_duck Date: October 18th, 2007 11:37 am (UTC) (Link)
I are Ozymandias. I pwns j00 and I has a statchoo.

Nooo! They be stealin' my statchoo!
k425 From: k425 Date: October 18th, 2007 12:24 pm (UTC) (Link)
I've just laughed my lunch everywhere!
ewx From: ewx Date: October 18th, 2007 11:49 am (UTC) (Link)
l-)
hairyears From: hairyears Date: October 18th, 2007 02:03 pm (UTC) (Link)

The Apocatalypse

Not Brainsafe.

You have, of course, read the LOLcat Bible?
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