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Sun Jun 23, 2019, 05:10 PM

Pictures at an Oxhibition

It all got started with a tweet from the absolutely wonderful Museum of English Rural Life, an organization (sorry, organisation) you should definitely follow on Twitter. Based at the University of Reading, the MERL's Twitter description declares its mission is "Chaotic Good." You may remember them from that time when one of their exhibits, a mousetrap patented in 1861, caught a mouse from 2016. Talk about a movie anachronism!

On Wednesday, the museum offered some advice: Be the relaxed cow you want to see in the world.

Unfortunately, replied a reader, sometimes it's difficult to be the Peace Cow in a world gone mad:

And then the photoshoops began, encouraged, of course, by the MERL, which helpfully included a copy of the cow, to be inserted as folks might like:

I think my favourite is Napoleon crossing the Alps. Loads more at the link.

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