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meme

A unit of culture transmitted from individual to individual, especially by some form of imitation. In common usage, the term refers to any individual piece of online content, usually an image paired with text, that circulates widely and spawns many imitations and variations. These cat memes are getting out of control.

plus ça change (plus c'est la même chose)

From French, meaning "the more things change, the more they remain the same." In English, the phrase is used in reference to situations or problems that remain the same, even when people or things involved in them are different. We move into a fancy new office, and still, the server crashes all the time. Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose. Plus ça change, eh? Even with the so-called champion of the working man in office, it's still the wealthy elite getting all the tax breaks.
See also: ca, change, la, meme, plus
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The world of memes has become a part of social media, with pages and profiles specialising in keeping users entertained and updated with the latest memes.
Thinking of memes as folklore isn't intuitive for most people.
Competition and success in the meme pool: A case study on Quickmeme.
All the children refer to meme Maria as "mother" and express their gratitude to her for taking them in when no one would or could have them.
Many memes hijack the portraits or videos of real people.
Aunque ya la popularidad del meme ha bajado, Ramirez aun gana dinero.
As this meme suggests, some workers simply choose to blow off their employer-provided health insurance.
If a brand fails to take the meme a step further or the campaign seems forced, it can all go horribly wrong.
A linguistic meme is a unit of language that encapsulates a core idea and that is transmitted among individuals (linguistic memes are effective at communicating ideas).
The meme is also a unit of information, formed in the brains of social animals like us through feelings and thoughts, which are then transmitted by body language and facial cues, as well as through language, both written and spoken.
Les aeroports du Maroc ont enregistre, en septembre dernier, une hausse de 14,59 pc du nombre de passagers transportes par rapport a la meme periode de l'annee precedente, selon les dernieres statistiques rendues publiques par l'Office National des Aeroports (ONDA).
While cats worldwide are no doubt thrilled at the digital attention they always knew they deserved, humans, and especially labour and social justice activists, might have reason to be wary of the meme.
Mas em ultima instancia, ainda e o cerebro humano o responsavel pela propagacao do meme, uma vez que e este o seu criador e este o seu consumidor.