The Brief: Lyrics from Avril Lavigne's 2002 hit "Sk8r Boi are being used in memes on Twitter. The trend grew in popularity in early May 2020.

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Avril Lavigne’s 2002 hit “Sk8er Boi” was a major moment in pop culture history. The punk singer helped usher in an era of pop-punk music along with a fashion trend involving teen girls sporting tank-tops and men’s ties. Her catchy song “Sk8er Boi” is referenced to this day, and is currently the subject of new memes on Twitter.

“He Was A Punk, She Did Ballet” and “Can I Make It Anymore Obvious” memes are circulating the app. These tweets typically feature memorable lines from the first verse along with a side-by-side photo of the said punk and the individual “doing” ballet. These tweets grew in popularity in early May 2020.

Lyrics:

He was a boy
She was a girl
Can I make it any more obvious?
He was a punk
She did ballet
What more can I say?

https://twitter.com/knxvessxrrows/status/1260620102195535877?s=20

There are also hilarious takes on the trend that are primarily a new spin on the lyrics.

https://twitter.com/KokonutRum/status/1258822267838095360?s=20