But whereas WHARRGARBL is only funny in limited contexts, as seen above, ERMAHGERD lends itself to a whole array of possibilities.
The first known example of the ERMAHGERD meme didn't even contain the word "ERMAHGERD," however.
It was simply a very excited girl -- who appeared to be wearing an orthodontic device of some kind -- who was happily holding up a spread of Goosebumps books. The caption read: "GERSBERMS. MAH FAVRIT BERKS."
Before long, the meme had evolved to encompass any word that sounded as if it were being pronounced by a young girl with thick, heavy braces in her mouth. ERMAHGERD -- or "Oh my God" -- was born. And lo, it began to creep across the Web.
Soon, people were plastering ERMAHGERD on every janky photo they could find, including this one of a mentally challenged cat (aren't all cats a little mentally challenged?) and his Fancy Feast.
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