Internet calls on users to Google 'Florida man' followed by their birthday

Internet calls on users to Google 'Florida man' followed by their birthday

A "Florida Man" is the type of person who mows their lawn in the nude and makes headlines for it or calls 911 to say his wife is a black widow spider.

A new trend that took off on Twitter urges users to Google "Florida man" followed by their birthday.

What happens next is that Google will come back with whatever freakish news headline involving a Florida man was published on your birthday. For example, "Florida man April 7".

It doesn't always produce a comedy gem. Whole Twitter accounts are dedicated to digging up Florida's weirdest and darkest stories, and the state never fails.

In addition, Florida newspaper sites have noticed a sudden surge in their most clicked stories all including the words "Florida" and "Man".

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Some Internet users are very suspicious of what seems like an innocent couple seconds of Googling.

Here are just a few of the funniest ones.

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Florida is one of them. Of course, there's some fairly bleak and some fairly run of the mill crimes too, but the more freaky incidents are what makes the Florida Man birthday challenge such a riot. "Our top stories of the day?"

She commented: "My other option was 'Florida man was arrested for assaulting his roommate with pizza'".

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