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For the tenth word of Christmas
my true love gave to me …

Ten memes a-spreading
Nine nonliners surfing
Eight followers following
Seven days of glamping
Six pairs of jeggings
An oilpocalypse
Four spot-fixing scandals
Three election worms
Two pineberries

The idea of an ‘inside joke’ has been taken to a whole new level with the concept of the Internet meme. Whether it’s a catchphrase, a joke or a picture of a cute little piglet wearing wellington boots, a meme is something that spreads like wildfire, courtesy of the web; a kind of online version of a Chinese whisper, with a potentially limitless number of participants.

If you can’t wait for tomorrow’s word, take a look at the full BuzzWord article.

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