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The History of Dank Memes

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Jacob Schwartz

on 25 March 2016

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Transcript of The History of Dank Memes

Definition of:
Dank and Meme
Origins of Dank and Meme
2000s to Now
The End
Dank Meme
So what we know is that dank meme means and incredibly funny image, video, etc that is spread across the internet.
Don't be involved with dank memes. They make you "filthy." Please, run away while you still can. Don't end up like poor, old Dirty Dan.
The History of Dank Memes
by Dirty Dan
Dank -
means "Very potent marijuana" or "Incredibly good, awesome"
Meme -
an element of a culture or system of behavior that may be considered to be passed from one individual to another by nongenetic means, especially imitation.

a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by Internet users.
The word meme originated with Richard Dawkins' 1976 book The Selfish Gene. Dawkins cites as inspiration the work of geneticist L. L. Cavalli-Sforza, anthropologist F. T. Cloak [16] and ethologist J. M. Cullen.[17]
From Middle English danke, first recorded circa 1310 (as verb; circa 1410 as noun), probably from North Germanic, related to Swedish dank.
You didn't take my word for it. Now you will be infested with every single dank meme ever created, and as you scream for help, remember that I warned you about this. Dank memes ruined me; what makes you think they won't ruin you?
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