‘Is This A Pigeon?’: Here’s The Story Behind Everyone’s Fave New Meme
If you spend as much time on the internet as I do, you’ve probably noticed a ‘new’ meme floating around and being excessively used to describe everything from TV shows, to internet friendships and even mansplaining.
The ‘Is this a pigeon?’ meme has recently taken off – the image itself is from a Japanese anime show created in 1991. In the original context an android character mistakes a butterfly for a pigeon.
Please see below:
The image itself has gone incredibly viral recently with people making their own hilarious interpretations.
Long story short, here are some of the best reactions:
1. It’s always a big mood. Always.
has this been done yet? pic.twitter.com/fdHfNEMaBL
— chava aybby (@chvschpr) March 31, 2018
2. Because we all knew Ben McKenzie in The O.C. was absolutely not a teenager.
— Netflix US (@netflix) May 3, 2018
3. Yah, just ignore my primer, foundation and mascara.
— eleni ???????? (@romiosini) April 26, 2018
4. I’ve been absolutely read for filth.
— Brandy Jensen (@BrandyLJensen) May 1, 2018
5. You are all my friends, don’t tell me otherwise.
— Cat Graffam (@catgraffam) May 4, 2018
6. Google has diagnosed all my symptoms and my common cold will kill me.
— J. Jennifer Espinoza (@sadqueer4life) May 1, 2018
7. This is truly niche, but honestly, it was just funny to me.
i love is this a pigeon memes lol pic.twitter.com/yRl3r7vPUG
— Z (@zbeyatch) May 10, 2018
Well, there ya go. Go forth and create your own before it dies off and/or before people say wanky things like “ugh this meme is OLD news now!”