The latest Internet craze: Porting
You’ve heard about planking — Where people act like a plank, and put the photos or video online.
There’s also owling — where you act like an owl.
Or my favorite: coning — where you go to a drive-thru restaurant and order an ice cream cone, and then grab it by the ice cream.
Well, now there is “porting,” where you dress up in a suit and then pour a bottle of port over your head.
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