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Hello fellow web crawlers! Andrew here. Welcome to today’s edition of web_crawlr

Our top stories today are about: The most angry social media poster in Congress, a FedEx driver sharing the top five things he hates to deliver, people responding to a question about what people do in the shower for 45 minutes, and debunking claims that tall black fences were set up around the Supreme Court

After that, we’ve got another edition of “Meme History” for you. 

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⚡ Today in Internet Culture

🤬 POLITICAL SH!TPOSTING
Congress’ angriest poster isn’t MTG—it’s some old guy from Jersey

Even though Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-Ga.) tweets regularly make headlines, she’s not the most negative member of the House online.

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📦 VIRAL LABOR
‘If you order this, you have caused more back pain than the NFL’: FedEx driver shares the 5 things he hates to deliver

FedEx driver went viral after he shared the top five items he hates delivering

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🚿 SHOWER THOUGHTS
Someone asked what people do in the shower for 45 minutes, and the answers are hilarious

When social media users started questioning what people who take 45 minutes to shower are doing in there, they provided a range of responses, from practical to hilarious.

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⚖️ DEBUNK
Furious fake fence rumor prompts fear Supreme Court will rule against Trump on immunity

fake story about tall black fences going up around the Supreme Court swept through conservative social media, leaving a trail of deleted tweets and half-cocked speculation.

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🤓 Meme History

By Kyle Calise
Video Producer

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Meme History is a weekly column that dives deep into internet lore to uncover the history of famous memes. It runs on Saturdays in the Daily Dot’s web_crawlr newsletter. If you want to get this column a day before we publish it, subscribe to web_crawlr, where you’ll get the daily scoop of internet culture delivered straight to your inbox.


🕸️ Crawling the Web

Here is what else is happening across the ‘net.

🍽️ This server slammed customers who stay at tables to talk after paying. It backfired

🍔 McDonald’s just changed the recipe for its cheeseburger. Now a former corporate chef is calling out 3 new differences.

🍨 People online are divided over a woman’s Walmart-bought ice cream business that she operates out of her garage

🧀 Apparently there is a ‘right way’ to use a cheese grater

🤑 This shopper went viral for sharing the best to way shop at T.J. Maxx to find good deals. But workers aren’t so sure

🏳️‍🌈 From the Daily Dot archive: From Club Penguin to Roblox, LGBTQ youth have always flocked to gaming websites.


🤳 Today’s Viral Video

“Pillow in a rope” 😂

 
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