20 People Who Ruined It for the Rest of Us
Before the terrorist organization ISIS came to be, Isis was the name of an Egyptian Goddess as well as lots of little girls who are now being bullied because of it. It also happens to be the name of thousands of hair salons, some of which are being forced to change their names due to confusion. Earning an honorable mention on this list: people who can’t tell the difference between terrorists and hair stylists.
When vaping was first introduced as a healthier alternative to smoking, it seemed like a good thing – that is, until vapers started referring to it as a “movement” and to themselves as “cloud chasers”. Now our neighborhoods are dotted with tacky vape stores and 20 year olds on the bus treat their mouth fedoras like they’re their own personal fog machines.
Whoever Let Corporations Know about Memes
Memes used to feel like an inside joke for Internet users until advertisers started trying to use online culture to sell their products. Now companies are making ads out of the “Y U NO Guy” and using words like “fleek” and “bae” a lot, and making these references inherently less funny.