It’s easy to see why this is the most retweeted Tweet in the #bombompow trend. It would be hilarious to point out that a typo could become a trending topic. By pointing out how so many people made the same mistake, everyone who retweets also gets to feel superior.
The thing is, #bombompow isn’t a typo; it’s an intentional play on words.
The trend has nothing to do with the Black Eyed Peas and everything to do with K-Pop Star Park Bom of the group 2NE1, who turns 26 this Thursday.
- Greece voted "no" on sweeping new austerity measures tied to further bailout funds. Its future in the eurozone is uncertain, and its creditors are unimpressed.
- The U.S. will face Japan in Vancouver in the final match of the FIFA Women's World Cup ⚽️
- Captured New York prison escapee David Sweat has been released from hospital and is back in jail.