20 Hilarious Memes From 2022 That Really Wouldn't Have Made Any Sense 10 Years Ago

Somehow, we're more than halfway through 2022. From Wordle to inflation, this year has come with many wild moments — and as a result, new memes.


Here are just some of the funniest memes so far that have truly captured these past few months:

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1.There's the famous "she's a 10 but" meme on Twitter:

Because, you know, we all have our red flags.

2.When NASA's new James Webb telescope released its first images — and while the telescope's ability to capture galaxies that are billions of light-years away was impressive all on its own...

...the internet decided to make a meme out of it:

3.When people started coming up with hilarious double-meanings behind sending certain emojis in texts with the "when I send you"/"if I text you" meme:

Look at this perfect joke.

4.All the Stranger Things jokes and memes since Season 4 came out — especially ones about Vecna:

5.When American Girl dolls resurfaced in the "we need an American Girl doll who" meme...

...which gave us an AG doll for quite literally every situation you can think of:

Like, really. Every situation.

6.When Wordle took over our lives, and people shared tons of jokes and memes:

Wordle memes even fit into famous movie moments — like the Say Anything... boombox scene:

Or the "How do you like them apples?" Good Will Hunting scene:

Long live the Wordle memes!

7.When Marvel's Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness came out, and people couldn't help but joke about the title by referencing iconic crossover moments in pop culture:

8.When everyone roasted Morbius after it came out, and people couldn't stop making fun of the movie:

9.When Kim Kardashian gave some controversial advice to working women, and it became a quite a joke:

Basically this.

10.When 50 Cent performed upside-down at the Super Bowl:

11.When the US government announced they would be distributing 1 billion COVID rapid tests for free to every American household, but Twitter users made fun of the fact that you could only order up to four rapid tests per household — no matter how many people were living there:

12.When Hollywood Unlocked falsely reported in February that Queen Elizabeth had died — which paved the way for a lot of memes:


13.When the idea of "soft launching" your S.O. on social media — aka, posting a subtle photo of your new boo without actually showing their identity — became a thing:

14.When the US Senate passed the Sunshine Protection Act of 2021 back in March in favor of a permanent Daylight Saving Time — and people had plenty of reactions:

15.All the memes about increasing gas prices nationwide — and BTW, back in March, the price of gas broke the record of the most expensive in US history.

It's rough out here.

16.Oh, and all the jokes about inflation in general:

17.When the Elvis biopic starring Austin Butler was released late June, and people couldn't stop making memes about this very sweaty behind-the-scenes photo:

Relatable, TBH.

18.When Drake released his surprise house album Honestly, Nevermind — and it left some people feeling like this:

19.When the first photo of Ryan Gosling as Ken for the live-action Barbie movie was released — and people had lots of reactions to share:

Shout-out to the Calvin Klein-esque Ken underwear.

20.And last — but definitely not least — when people couldn't stop talking about the new Minions: The Rise of Gru movie, and in came a flood of new Minion memes:

Minions will always be the internet's obsession.

What's been your favorite meme from 2022 so far? Let us know in the comments below!