In 2020, the ability to find humor in dire situations has become an increasingly necessary survival skill. Since the internet banded together to ruthlessly mock Gal Gadot’s “Imagine,” America has been finding ways to joke collectively, and the memes alone have been priceless.
Throughout it all, Twitter users have been trying to imagine what it would be like to explain our increasingly surreal state of affairs to people from previous years. Collectively, they demonstrate just how weird this year has been from every angle—but how we still manage to laugh.
Here are some of the best from the last six months.