Frequently Asked Questions

What is this whole Meme business ?

What is Memeonics ?
Memeonics is a portmanteaux, meaning ‘blend’ – a word formed by combining two other words. Portmanteaux often take a prefix from one word and a suffix from the other. In this case Meme as in ideas and Onics as in the implementation of those ideas.

How do you pronounce “Meme”?
Meme rhymes with gene.

Who invented Memes?
Oxford zoologist Richard Dawkins is credited with first publication of the concept of Meme in his 1976 book, “The Selfish Gene.”

What is a Meme ?
A Meme is an idea that is spread from mind to mind much the same way as a virus spreads from person to person.