From Salt Bae to Mocking SpongeBob: As we say farewell to 2017, here’s a look at the funniest memes you’ve seen, Googled or laughed at this year.
Memes, memes everywhere! Now that the year is almost over, we thought it best to take a look at the best memes of 2017:
When Turkish chef, Nusret Gökçe put out a video of himself carefully chopping up meat and throwing salt onto it, the internet lost it. This meme is probably the most popular of 2017:
2. Cash Me Ousside, Howbow Dah?
Yes, you know what we’re talking about.
3. Mocking SpongeBob:
Friend: "Don't use that weird Spongebob mocking meme."
Me: "dOn'T uSe ThAt WeIrD sPoNgEbOb MoCkInG mEmE…" pic.twitter.com/UdyEzQ1aO6
— SpOnGeBoB mOcK mEmEs (@SpongebobMockMe) May 13, 2017
4. Meryl Streep:
The screaming or singing Meryl Streep meme became a definite hit.
The Killers: It started out with a kiss, how did it end up like this?
Me: IT WAS ONLY A KISS IT WAS ONLY A KISS pic.twitter.com/pDsShTLWzc
— erika™ (@erikaofthestate) March 19, 2017
5. The distracted boyfriend:
This meme is the result of a stock photo and Twitter users using their imaginations. The meme is all about a man checking out another woman even though he’s walking with his partner.
— f thot fitzgerald (@dracomallfoys) August 22, 2017
Pennywise, the clown from the movie, “IT”, became the star of a lot of memes. For instance:
7. Roll Safe:
In this meme, bad decisions are summed up with this man pointing at his head.
If you never check your bank account, you'll never be broke. #rollsafe pic.twitter.com/L8q3uOfVim
— Danielle Pinnock (@bodycourage) February 4, 2017
8. Elf on The Shelf:
You've heard of Elf on the Shelf. Now get ready for… pic.twitter.com/QOZMv980ha
— The Hashtagonist (@TheHashtag0nist) September 18, 2017
You've heard of Elf on the Shelf, but what you know about… pic.twitter.com/UB0dtLmgwH
— GREEDY GRAFFITI (@GREEDYGRAFFITI) September 18, 2017
9. The blinking guy:
This meme was used for worrying or confusing situations:
me: ill take a biology class, im smart enough for this just watch me
— INIRO ? (@eskbl) February 5, 2017
10. Evil Kermit the Frog:
In 2017, a new Kermit meme took the internet by storm: Evil Kermit and his villainous temptations:
If one meme could describe all males it’d have to be this one pic.twitter.com/aNur5HBl1V
— Paola Barragan (@paolabarragann) December 19, 2017
11. What In Tarnation:
A photo of a shiba inu wearing a cowboy hat with the caption “what in tarnation” was used for various thoughts that didn’t necessarily make sense:
12. Right in Front of My Salad?
This meme is the result of a movie, Private Lessons 3, a gay porn film featuring two men doing the deed in front of Nikki V, a woman just trying to enjoy her lunch. She asks them: “Are you serious, right in front of my salad?” And just like that, a meme was born.
13. The Idiot Sandwich:
Ah, Gordon Ramsay makes for the best memes:
14. Beyoncé Ordering Food:
The mega-pop star was captured ordering food, and the internet had a field day trying to figure out what she actually said:
Instead of the Mahi-Mahi, can I just get the one Mahi because I'm not that hungry? pic.twitter.com/UnlU16v5rp
— masc potatoes (@CertifiedFool_) April 27, 2017
15. Cuca The Alligator
Reportedly, a user on Brazilian forum Pandlr made several GIFs of Cuca the Alligator, a witch probably haunting the nightmares of children.
16. The Snapchat Hotdog
To stay in business, Snapshot came up with an actual dancing hot dog – to spice up their filters and compete with Instagram.
17. Donald Trump, “Covfefe”
When Donald Trump tweeted the word “covfefe” this year, Twitter went into a meltdown to figure out what exactly this word meant or if it was only a typo. That didn’t stop the memes from rolling in though:
Let’s see what next year will have in store of us !