The internet has generated a huge amount of laughs from cats and fails and we all out of cats. You'll notice that unlike the lolcats of yesteryear (which have actually had a thesis and an academic paper written about them), the font choice is comic sans instead of impact, multiple fluorescent colours instead of white with a black border, and all lowercase instead of all caps. In lolcat: the exhibishun, curated by jenny theolin of soapbox & sons, artists explore the phenomenon in a variety of media, from photography and comic art to short films and animated gifs (see a. So much so, in fact, that jordan lefler, a student at the louisiana state university, has published a 129-page thesis entitled i can has thesis: a linguistic analysis of lolspeak in the thesis she explores lolspeak from its very roots as an image meme, to its evolving linguistic properties. This thesis is a study of dogespeak, which can be positioned within the field of internet linguistics, the study of internet language, which can vary from different online dialects or languages to the way language is used on the internet.
Like the lolcat, the grass mud horse has spawned into a number of meta-memes the story of the grass mud horse and the river crab was expanded to include the ten mythical creatures of baidu (baidu is china's google-like search engine. Lolcat maker = awesome :d lookit what i made from a picture of mah cat. Lolcat building: an exercise in creativity 1/15/2010 carmen seitan no comments the majority of documents that are written every day by students and non-students alike are rather dull. Sample of research locale in thesis intbrown0c 1) vec chapter 3 research design and methodology 3 1 aims two secondary questions that motivated the research, but are not examined in this thesis in details are: 1.
A lolcat (pronounced lol-kat) is an image macro of one or more catsthe image's text is often idiosyncratic and grammatically incorrect, and is known as lolspeak lolcat is a compound word of the acronymic abbreviation for lol (laugh out loud) and the word cat. The lolcat meme gained much of its traction through the weekly ritual of caturday on 4chan and i can has cheezburger origin according to an article in the star,  lolcats originated on the imageboard 4chan sometime in 2005, when an anonymous user submitted a picture of a relaxed cat waiting for caturday. Lol, or lol, is an acronym for laugh(ing) out loud or lots of laughs, and a popular element of internet slangit was first used almost exclusively on usenet, but has since become widespread in other forms of computer-mediated communication and even face-to-face communication.
The library of congress's edison page is an excellent resource for information on the history of film in general and edison's contributions in particular, and it features dozens of his short films available for download in realmedia, quick time, or as mpegs. By now, everyone is pretty much over that whole lolcat thing, rightso there's no point in showing you all this marginal illustration from a 14th-century book of hours (british library ms stowe 17) that is, as far as i know, the earliest example of the genre. Anil dash has a great post about them, in which he identifies a number of lolcat subclasses and discusses kitty pidgin, the mangled english used in many lolcat pictures kitty pidgin is surprisingly regular, which i suppose means, as anil dash puts it, that cats can has regular grammar.
If you've spent any amount of time on the internet, you've run into lolspeakfrom photos of cats saying things such as im in ur thesis, invalidatin ur argumentz to the initialisms popularized by chat, forums, and texting, lolspeak is ubiquitous. The jewnited states of americunts, the biggest myth about america is the thesis that it's a democracy, de facto america is not a democracy its an oligarchy. Writing a seniors thesis is rarely the accomplishment of only one person in the process of writing and doing the research as well as in the daily memetics can be. They are invested lolcat lovers whose interest in lolcats generally stems from their affinity for cats, she explains they tended to be involved in i can haz cheezburger, the website of the.
In this thesis i will describe two english-based internet languages, lolspeak and dogespeak, and analyze and compare them according to their distinctive featuresthe aim is to show how these internet languages vary from each other and explain why they cannot be used interchangeably. Looking for sects and violence it's still here and updated daily click blog at the top of the page, and you'll be there please update your bookmarks.
Love hurts by carl pyrdum on july 18, 2011 the last few cat-centric posts have generated such positive feedback that i almost went back to retroactively declare july medieval lolcat month here at the old blog. A thesis submitted in 2011 to the department of education at durham university by douglas alan jonathan belshaw for the figure 13 - schroedinger's lolcat. Nottingham thesis on corporate social responsibility santa clara lolcat your argument is invalid proofread my research paper on presidential terms due tomorrow does 7 11 offer cash back.