Talk:I can has cheezburger?

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I can has cheezburger?[edit]

I can haz cheezburger?[edit]

Is this real? --Hekaheka 18:36, 11 May 2011 (UTC)

Sure it's real, but why would we have an entry for it? Maybe it could be kept as part of an "Internet phrasebook". Nadando 18:39, 11 May 2011 (UTC)
There is an internet phrasebook already. It's called "Urban Dictionary". -- Prince Kassad 19:16, 11 May 2011 (UTC)
Since we're arguing deletion here rather than verification, I would say that it's idiomatic, but whether it is meaningful is a different story.... —Internoob (DiscCont) 22:25, 11 May 2011 (UTC)
I don't think this really has a meaning at all. It's just something that people say because everyone else does, too. —CodeCat 22:31, 11 May 2011 (UTC)
Are you asking whether or not it is idiomatic or attestable? If the former, it might be easily derived from, as I noted in the etymology section, the separate components "I + can + has + cheeseburger" (though whether or not people can figure out cheezburger = cheeseburger can be questionable); and I'd say it's a valid entry as a popular internet meme. If you are talking about the latter, I'd say that it is in popular use, and as attestable as I can haz cheezburger? or can haz or lolcat(s) which are probably used just as often since the terms all originate from the same website. TeleComNasSprVen 23:22, 11 May 2011 (UTC)
Looks like a WT:BRAND candidate to me, and not one I'd waste my time on either. DAVilla 08:18, 12 May 2011 (UTC)
It needs attestation with the definition given, i.e. where it is being used to ask for a cheeseburger and not merely being parroted as a "meme" / popular phrase. Good luck! Equinox 09:05, 12 May 2011 (UTC)
WT:BRAND can't apply, a slogan isn't a physical product. --Mglovesfun (talk) 09:46, 12 May 2011 (UTC)
At the very least, haz and cheezburger are attested nonstandard forms of have and cheeseburger, I don't think there is any doubt about that. —CodeCat 09:48, 12 May 2011 (UTC)

Is the gloss right? Would somebody actually use this line when ordering a cheeseburger? Or has this phrase a meaning that goes beyond satisfying one's physical needs? --Hekaheka 12:04, 13 May 2011 (UTC)

Does it mean anything at all? Mglovesfun (talk) 12:40, 13 May 2011 (UTC)
  • Move to RFD (and hopefully delete). Ƿidsiþ 06:48, 30 May 2011 (UTC)
Though we don't have any citations for it. Mglovesfun (talk) 12:25, 30 May 2011 (UTC)
Why move to RFD? If people can't find citations for the entry, it should just get deleted by RFV. --Daniel 13:04, 30 May 2011 (UTC)

Note the alternative spelling, I can has cheezburger?. It, too, needs verification (or deletion). - -sche (discuss) 21:56, 21 August 2011 (UTC)

Deleted. - -sche (discuss) 19:16, 24 October 2011 (UTC)