Oh, Long Johnson


What does Oh, Long Johnson mean?

Oh, long Johnson refers to a phonetic interpretation of a seemingly agitated cat’s meowing, which went viral online.

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What's the origin of Oh, Long Johnson?

The original footage of the cat making the recognizable Noice was featured in a 1998 episode in the America’s Funniest Home Video series.

“Oh, long Johnson” was first uploaded to YouTube in a cat compilation on April 6th, 2006, and was uploaded separately on June 11th.

Spread & Usage

How did Oh, Long Johnson spread?

During the late 2000’s, the meme spawned websites, memes as well as merchandize, referencing the “Oh long Johnson” cat.

The popularity of the meme was boosted by South Park on March 28th, 2012, when the episode Faith Hilling was first aired, featuring the “Oh, long Jonhson” cat.

The line was first defined on Urban Dictionary on March 31st, 2012.

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