Monday, November 17, 2014

Fun With Linguistics: Snowclones

Here's a fun little Monday morning factoid for you. Ever heard of Snowclones? Sure you have, you just didn't know what they were.

"We're gonna need a bigger boat..."
"In Soviet Russia, you don't play tennis, tennis plays you..."
"I'm not a doctor, but I play one on TV..."

Those are Snowclones:

http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/snowclone

And while you're at it, if you ever wondered where the "challenge accepted" or "Y U NO" angry guys came from, there are entries on that site for those, and more:

http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/challenge-accepted
http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/y-u-no-guy

Enjoy!

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