LOLcat

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LOLcat

(ˈlɒlˌkæt)
n
an electronic image of a cat typically in a humorous pose and accompanied by a short message in the eccentrically spelled English used in many internet chatrooms, forums, etc
[C21: from LOL ‘laugh(ing) out loud’, an abbreviation commonly used in internet and text-message English]
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Cheezburger was formed by Ben Huh in 2007 after he purchased "I Can Has Cheezburger"--a site famous for its cat pictures overlayed with text--and transformed it into a blog network focused on humor, with a company mission to "Make The World Happier for 5 Minutes a Day." eBaum's World was founded by Eric Bauman in 2001 and features entertainment media such as videos, cartoons, and web games.
Cheezburger was formed by Ben Huh in 2007 after he purchased "I Can Has Cheezburger," a site famous for its cat pictures overlayed with text, and transformed it into a blog network focused on humor with a company mission to "Make The World Happier for 5 Minutes a Day."
Among them: FAIL Blog, Daily Squee, Know Your Meme and the grandkitty of them all, I Can Has Cheezburger?, an ever-growing trove of "LOLcats" (animal photos often paired with misspelled captions meant to seem written by the animals themselves).
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