Ever heard of Lolcats?
I hadn’t, until reading this weekend’s Sunday Times Lifestyle magazine, which listed the 25 most popular blogs on the internet. (I’m somewhat embarassed to confess that I’d only ever heard of 2 of them…).
If you are into those really weird and distorted looking pictures of cats (and other animals), check out the strangely named http://icanhascheezburger.com/.
Each picture has a caption in a unique, phonetic SMS-like language called Lolspeak. “Lol”, in case you aren’t quite with it, is a webspeak acronym for “Laugh out Loud”. Weird, but very definitely cheer-upping stuff. And hard to stop scrolling down to the next page,… and the next one…. and the next one…