Teen Read Week Idea : Lolcats

Teen Read Week is October 14-20, and this year’s theme is “LOL @ your library.” LOL means Laugh Out Loud, and one way to celebrate is to have your teens make some lolcats.

A lolcat is a photograph of a cat with amusing superimposed text, supposedly spoken by the cat. The text is usually mangled, with the spelling and grammar that one presumes cats, since apparently it’s possible to imagine cats writing in English, but not very well. There’s a definite unofficial style to lolcat images, with the text nearly always being done in a sans serif font, white with a black border.

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