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When Meta is down, the now famous "Meta Means Murder" image is shown. Where does that phrase come from?

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Meta is Murder by Jeff Atwood.

This is likely the original source of the phrase and of the image. As Shmork writes in a comment:

I just spent 10 minutes looking for a "META IS MURDER" T-shirt before I realized that you had modified a "MEAT IS MURDER" one. D'oh.

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Ah got it. Thanks so much! – Moshe Feb 8 '11 at 19:24

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