Infographic: Can British people talk about anything other than Brexit?

It used to be that the degeneration of online comments threads was measured by how many posts it took before someone would make a comparison with Adolf Hitler (see Godwin’s law). In DG #29 we noted that Brexit seems to reaching a similar level of ubiquity in digital discourse in the UK.

The infographic below illustrates the extent to which Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union has saturated public consciousness — hover over the image to find out how many comments it takes before the B-word crops up in completely unrelated discussions…

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