Twitter’s latest meme is giving us all a history lesson. In response to a rhetorical tweet asking to “name a bitch badder than Taylor Swift,” users have been digging deep into the archives to name women more worthy of the “bad bitch” title.
Apparently, there’s a lot (RIP @xnulz’s mentions) as the original tweet has been circulating for almost an entire month now and has since gone viral, amassing more than 9,000 replies.
Twitter users are taking the opportunity to shout out lesser-known historical figures including a badass pirate, a”feminist Robin Hood,” and women involved in the WWII resistance.
Browse the tweets below to brush up on your history and pay homage to some truly bad bitches.
Some users shouted out modern heroes
Others unearthed lesser-known women from history
Literary figures like Jane Austen and Virginia Woolf also were highlighted
While some nominated powerful women they personally know
Finaly, one Twitter user threw shade at T-Swift’s controversy with the alt-right
Can you name a badder bitch than Taylor? Leave us your thoughts in the comments.
In other music news, here’s proof that Taylor Swift is more self-centered than Kanye West.