Know your meme: “Ermahgerd”

From knowyourmeme.com – I found this cute. It’s about the origins of the word (or phrase) “Ermahgerd”:

Ermahgerd (also known as “Gersberms” and “Berks”), a lisped pronunciation of “oh my god,” is an image macro series featuring a photo of a young woman holding several books from the children’s horror fiction series Goosebumps. The phonetically written captions are meant to sound like a speech impediment caused by the use of an orthodontic retainer, often using the snowclone template “Ermahgerd X.”


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  • Dkarma

    I find it completely humorous when people try to explain memes…
    It’s like trying to explain what “baby got back” means to your mother

  • ComradeRutherford

    Who IS that girl! I want to date her!

    Ermahgerd – Dates!

  • http://www.rebeccamorn.com/mind BeccaM

    We’re in the process of moving to a new house. I have actually written on several of the boxes packed out of my office: “Ermahgerd – Berks!”

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