Belenen (belenen) wrote,
Belenen
belenen

a meme I don't like: joke-lying about who is in the photo

Every time I see one of those lie-about-who-this-is memes with a photo of some celebrity, it makes me uncomfortable.

I was isolated from pop culture to an extreme degree until age 19, and as an adult I don't listen to the radio and have never watched cable tv. So the vast majority of cultural references I don't get, and these memes make me feel laughed at.

These memes also make me think about people who are more literal than me, who would find this just confusing and frustrating, and people who are even less exposed to U.S. popular culture than I am, and people who can't recognize faces.

It just bothers me and I'm ready for it to be done.

Edit: this is one format of the meme: https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/gonna-tell-my-kids
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