Mocking SpongeBob is a popular image macro from the famous and popular cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants, depicting the protagonist of the series in a position, imitating a chicken, which is used by people online to mock and disrespect each other’s opinions.
The macro is often presented with a text, with random caps scattered throughout the words, indicating a ridiculing phrasing within the sentence.
The image macro comes from the season 9, episode 182a episode of the series, titled Little Yellow Book, in which SpongeBob’s neighbor, Squidward finds the protagonist’s diary, which contains information that the sponge person behaves like a chicken, when he sees plaid patterns.
The image was first used as a meme in 2017 on Twitter, amassing quite a number of likes and retweets, within a short span of time.
Spread and Usage
Following this, various tweets started to appear online, using the mixture of upper and lower case letters, as a tool for signaling a mocking tone.
The meme is often just consisting of the same line, repeated with the variety of upper and lower case characters, indicating that the idea is so stupid, that you don’t even need to comment anything else to it.
The meme had gained a large amount of popularity online, appearing on the major sites, like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Reddit.