Daily Archives: 17.3.2013


Earliest LOLCAT Known to Man / Järisyttävä tieteellinen havainto

I was recently reading an article on a relevant topic, namely Why Does the Internet Love Cats?. The article’s LOLcat timeline made me interested in the history of LOLcats – by definition “cute cat pictures with witty captions“. Know your meme dates the earliest known LOLcat to the 1870s, when photographer Harry Pointer photographed cats posed in different situations, adding humorous text. But you know, I think the LOLcat thing can be traced back much further in time. Already in […]