A lot of people have been asking me lately:
"What does 'o rly' mean?"
"Why does it come together with that owl picture?"
It feels kinda difficult for me to explain the origin of this catchy phrase, so here below is the newspaper article showing the 'simple-term-turned-into-a-widely-used-internet' term. Hope this clears off some issues.
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