It’s amazing how much of pop culture we can pick up without really trying. I saw a meme going around Facebook today and I found it hysterical. However, it involved knowing information about Game of Thrones. I don’t watch Game of Thrones. Never seen an episode, and I only read one of the books. It’s possible that one book was enough, but it doesn’t really seem like it given the joke. More was necessary.
However, despite not watching any episodes of the shown and not reading any more of the books, some things you just pick up from other people who did watch and/or read. People talk, often, and some things you just pick up. It’s interesting how much of pop culture you can pick up in that way, without actual sufficient exposure to the original source material.
In this case, I’ve picked up enough to think this is extremely funny: