It's hard online. It's stressful. We've all got anxiety. Times like these, it's understandable if you need a little something to help you relax and get through the day. We're not here to judge.Just go ahead and smoke whatever you want. It's better than the alternative: keeping The Edge on.
Pocky? Sure.Banana? You do you. Is that a Taki? Whatever, man. I ain't even mad.
The origin of the "take the edge off" meme isn't entirely clear, but @gossipgrill's pretzel tweet from Oct. 5 was hugely popular and may have instigated the craze.
Now teens everywhere are doing it:
And it's spread to popular meme spam accounts:It's started to spawn variations and parodies: And, of course, someone did the anti-joke: The venting of stressed-out high schoolers, forced to grow into a world that adults have already ruined, is one of the richest veins of internet humor. Just ask all of Tumblr.
This is a meme everyone needed. Just a little something to take the edge off.