“The newest batch of online stupid maintains that omicron is a hoax,” Colbert said. “Their proof? If you scramble the letters of omicron, you get the word moronic.”
“Wow. That theory is incredibly omicron,” he joked.
Colbert then explained how conspiracy theorists in Britain are justifying their own hilariously flawed anagram of the word.
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This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.