Wilder Penfield, the world-famous neurosurgeon is the subject of today’s Google Doodle
. Why is this being covered in today’s #yourdailydistraction
, you ask? Well, it’s a great example of misinterpretation creating a pre-internet era meme. Sit down kids, it’s story time: the word “meme” actually predates internet memes
. So something doesn’t have to recent or come from the internet to be considered a meme.