The Internet Turned This Teenager's Ridiculous Catchphrase Into The Most Iconic Meme
19 January 2017, 14:44 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09
"Cash me outside..."
We're only three weeks into January but we've already got some robust memes on rotation. #SaltBae is an internet fave, but I'd like to introduce you to "how bow dat", your new "fight me" aesthetic.
If she was from CT what part of Connecticut would she be from? pic.twitter.com/S9DydTIare— Dontè Paul 2x (@DontePaul) January 15, 2017
The absolute best part of this exchange is 13-year-old Danielle calling the entire audience hoes.
Where did "how bow dah" come from?
The meme comes from a Dr. Phil show clip in which an out-of-control 13-year-old does some high level mouthing off to a live audience. Dr. Phil comments on Danielle's accent (which is, admittedly pretty unique), to which she responds that its origins are "the streets".
In fact, this is how Dr. Phil described 13-year-old Danielle on his website.
Because of Danielle's accent, "catch me outside. How about that?" quickly turned into "cash me outside, how bow dah..."
And so the internet's new motto was born. People can't stop applying the iconic sound bite to their own lives.
my son: *throws tantrum*— Yelissa (@yelikiss) January 17, 2017
me: "cash me outside how bout dat"
genuinely care about me, my mental health, and my goals in life howbow dah pic.twitter.com/1mI6awikWj— woke girl (@commonwokegirl) January 19, 2017
*to obama*— (@livelikedezo) January 18, 2017
stay at the white house for 4 more years howbow dah pic.twitter.com/n9NLlKXVPQ
Give obama another 4 years howbow dah— slimthick sierra (@seriouslysiera) January 19, 2017
Danielle is getting the 'roses are red' treatment just in time for Valentines Day.
roses are red— ashley rae ridge (@AshleySmashlaay) January 19, 2017
my ass is fat
if u don't fuckin date me
u can cash me outside howbow dah
Roses are red— Common White Girl (@girlposts) January 19, 2017
My heart is fat
Be my Valentine
Or cash me outside howbow dah pic.twitter.com/qOaMkOHj92
And, of course, in a league of its own...
Kiss me hard before you go howbow dah pic.twitter.com/zOIMOMqJsd— Common White Girl (@girlposts) January 17, 2017
The internet has a long history of making teenagers famous so "how bow dah" is really just a part of a rich tradition. If anyone disagrees, they can cash me outside, how bow dah?
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