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Tutoring: Memes

Handouts and links to help you with revising your essays for content and grammar.

Memes FAQ

In conjunction with the Stress Busters page, we have added a page dedicated to the social media sensation--the meme!  Here are some we have found being shared online and through text messages and e-mails.

If any image is too small (especially to read the text), right-click to "Open image in new tab."

The Sistine Hand Sanitizer

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Whoever made this meme used Michelangelo's Creation of Adam.  "The most famous section of the Sistine Chapel ceiling is Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam. This scene is located next to the Creation of Eve, which is the panel at the center of the room, and the Congregation of the Waters, which is closer to the altar." [Source: http://www.italianrenaissance.org/michelangelo-creation-of-adam/ ]

Mr. Spock's Advice

Mr. Spock's signature greeting, Live Long and Prosper.

Map of Weekend Travel Plans

Weekend Travel Plans

We'll get through this!  We might get bored at times, but we'll get through this.

Ajax Soap

While looking for soaps and detergents, have you seen this brand? The resource center manager had to clean up (no pun intended) that one word.  Here's some information about Ajax the figure, not the soap https://www.britannica.com/topic/Ajax-the-Greater

Pickup Lines During COVID

In case you're wondering, Pickup vs. pick up (vs. pick-up).(From Grammarist)

Kentucky Derby Masks

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Who knows if there will be a public Kentucky Derby this year?  We can still enjoy a gallery of fabulous hats!

MLA Social Distancing

MLA & Chicago Style Social Distancing

Need help with a writing style?  Check out our Style Guides and Templates section!

Husky Inside Joke PSA

Husky Inside Joke PSA

Everyone's favorite joking Husky puppy!

Chuck Norris

Of course, there's a Chuck Norris meme, ha!

Mr. Rogers, The Helpers

A quote from an interview with Fred Rogers. 
His show, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, ran from 1968-2001. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062588/

Iconic Art & Design Redesigned

Not a meme, but clever!  From "Iconic Art & Design Reimagined for the Social Distancing Era."
Check the website for redesigned images of famous art, album covers, and company logos.  

Corgi With Mask and Gloves

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Good news, animal lovers!  Nationwide, shelters and rescue groups have seen a sharp increase in adoptions and fosters.

Wearing a Mask and Gloves

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If you're wearing a mask and / or gloves, make sure you know how to use them properly, and toss them in a trashcan--not on the ground!  Glove Use Information Leaflet (World Health Organization).

Lady Macbeth's Handwashing Guide

Lady Macbeth Handwashing

The Fossilheads (https://www.facebook.com/fossilheads/) posted this on their Facebook page.  In 5.1.25-31 of Macbeth, we see that Lady Macbeth has gone mad after having committed regicide (meaning, the killing of a king).  She is reenacting trying to wash Duncan's blood off her hands.

Cone for Humans

This is particularly difficult during allergy season!  "Why is it so hard not to touch your face?" (Live Science, 3/28/2020)

Slideshow - 20 Seconds for Handwashing

Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up"

Everyone's favorite earworm!  https://youtu.be/dQw4w9WgXcQ 

 

Bee Gees "Stayin' Alive"

Disco moves are optional.  Official Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_izvAbhExY

Mahna Mahna - From The Muppet Show

This may or may not be the site manager's ringtone.  https://youtu.be/8N_tupPBtWQ

Lady Macbeth "Out Spot"

The Fossilheads (https://www.facebook.com/fossilheads/) posted this on their Facebook page.  In 5.1.25-31 of Macbeth, we see that Lady Macbeth has gone mad after having committed regicide (meaning, the killing of a king).  She is reenacting trying to wash Duncan's blood off her hands. 

Safe Kissing

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