The history of FAIL
We've all noticed it. I've even said it a few times. Now you can learn where it came from: "Why is everyone saying 'fail' all of a sudden?"
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Originally Posted by jsharr
1. A unit of cultural information, such as a cultural practice or idea, that is transmitted verbally or by repeated action from one mind to another.
2. Richard Dawkins’s 1976 coinage, on the analogy to gene (with a little aid from mime and mimic), for a cultural copying unit, such as the word or melody that is mimicked by others.
3. Stupid **** that unfunny people on the internet repeat ad nauseum in a feeble attempt at humor (See: LOLCats).