Corn Flaek refers to a popular image macro meme online, depicting an SCP-096 from SCP – Containment Breach devouring a bowl of corn flakes, intentionally misspelled in the captions.
The “Cornn Flaek” meme was first posted to the r/DeepFriedMemes subreddit by u/bowscop3r on June 19th, 2018, in response to the Washington Post article, titled “Why is millennial humor so weird?”.
The meme was received well among Reddit users, paving its way to widespread popularity.
Spread and Usage
Within the following months, the “Cornn Flaek” image macro appeared on countless subreddits, including r/memes and r/dankmemes.
The phrase itself even got its Urban Dictionary definition on July 31st, 2018.
In the years to come, its popularity decreased, with fewer and fewer references appearing every day.
A voiced version of the meme was uploaded to YouTube on June 21st, 2020, by Veil.