Exhibit A: Sky News Coverage of L.D.G. Circa 2009
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Know Your Meme
Last year, Know Your Meme created this video explaining the differences between both The Lying Down Game (rigid) and Playing Dead (loose). Exactly how and why L.G.D. became known as "planking" is uncertain, but I suspect it has to do with how Aussies call shrimps prawns.
The Daily Mail even used Lying Down Game photos in coverage of "Planking"
UPDATE: Ellen Page Already Taught You How To Play L.D.G.
Matt Stopera posted this picture of Ellen Page playing The Lying Down Game back in January.
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