We tend to think of memes simply as a funny photograph with some text. However, memes are much older than that. According to Merriam-Webster a meme is also:
an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture
(discrete units of knowledge, gossip, jokes and so on) are to culture what genes are to life. Just as biological evolution is driven by the survival of the fittest genes in the gene pool, cultural evolution may be driven by the most successful
For today’s Daily Create, share one of the great memes that quickly spread from person to person without the benefit of computers and the Internet.