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Bernie Sanders, Rickrolls, and Dancing Babies: the History of the Meme




Do you remember your first meme? In actuality, the meme itself predates “Condescending Wonka,” “Grumpy Cat,” Rick Rolls and “Loss” by thousands and thousands of years.

Did you know the history of the sex toy dates back millions of years? Or that McDonald’s McRib drew inspiration from the U.S. military? Or, that the modern tailgate might have been invented during a Civil War battle? In History of… Thrillist is taking you through a rapid-fire crash course on some of humankind’s greatest…


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