Bekfast (or bwekfast) is a wrongfully pronounced version of the word “breakfast”.
This expression spread as a meme online based on a 2015 Vine video, which served as a foundation of various jokes and remixes based around the topic.
The expression originates from a popular Vine video that shows 2 children with Down-syndrome, preparing breakfast, one of them wearing a red costume.
After trying to work their way in the kitchen, a woman (believed to be their mother) enters and asks the boys “what is going on in here?”, to which the boy in the red costume replies “bekfast”.
After the site Vine was deleted, the original full video was uploaded on YouTube in 2018 by channel Ur mom, which has generated over 1 million views as of today.
The catchphrase, alongside with the face of the boy uttering it, has become a subject of different photo edits in the following years, like a photoshop meme that combined the bekfast phenomenon with the poster of the movie Breakfast Club.
- Urbandictionary.com – Bekfast