Y'all, that darn Twitter is at it again with a new meme format*, and it's equal parts morbid and silly — a personal favorite combination.
Anyway, in its most basic, straightforward form, the format is essentially just "R.I.P. [insert famous dead person] you would've loved [insert modern thing they would've enjoyed]." For example, Sparknotes took this very nerdy approach:
So, with all of that in mind, here are just a few of the silliest tweets using the format:
1.Edgar Allen Poe:
5.The Wright Brothers:
6.Joan of Arc:
10.King Henry VIII:
And it isn't JUST real people. Even fictional characters aren't safe:
21.And finally, Icarus:
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