To have it here, from Someone Else's lj, via metaquotes-
"I have decided that since I fucking hate it when people call them memes, and it's god damn annoying when people get cutesy and call them lemmings as if we're all nothing but stupid sheep following along bleating (molesworth mjj thinks: if the shoe fits...), I'm inventing my own god damn name. That's right, bitch, suck it up. From now on, they're herpes. Annoying, easily transmitted by contact with 'friends,' passed around among groups of people who are connected to each other to varying degrees of intimacy, and tending to pop up without warning and refuse to go away, and occasionally prone to coming back.