A Swedish Facebook movement seeking to disprove the existence of horses is fast gaining momentum around the globe.
The phenomenon apparently started with this Facebook page:
Which, according to this English spinoff page, translates to:
If you can’t read the fine print there, it says: “Horses do not exist which is scientifically proven. We also support the fact that a horse is a fruit. Conclusively, a horse is a fruit that does not exist.”
People on both sides of the fence seem pretty worked up about the issue.
One cherished tradition on the page involves posting pictures of horses, and then everybody pretending that they either can’t see the horses or that there is fruit in the pictures instead.
This webstore specializes in “Horses Do Not Exist” merchandise:
A resistance Facebook page called Hästar finns Visst! (Horses Do Exist!) was recently launched but thus far only has a couple hundred followers.
What do you think, Horse Nation?
After a great deal of consideration, we’re going to go with, yes, horses DO exist. To everyone who believes otherwise, Logen put it best:
A big thanks to reader Hanna-Maija Lahtinen for bringing this bit of ridiculousness to our attention.