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"Excuse Me Sir, do You have actually a moment to Talk about Jesus Christ?" is one expression commonly paired with pictures of overly persistent or intrusive pets or characters, regarding poke fun at the door-to-door evangelism practiced by part Christian missionaries.

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Origin

On October 17th, 2011, FunnyJunk user pablocabron it is registered a demotivational poster photo featuring a seagull resting on the head of one eagle through the caption "Excuse me, teacher / deserve to you spare a moment for Jesus Christ?" (shown below). Within the following two years, the article received much more than 3,800 increase votes and also 450 comments.

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Background

For numerous decades, the so-called "door-to-door evangelism" has been a typical practice amongst numerous Christian denominations, most notably the Jehovah"s Witnesses and the The Church of Jesus Christ the Latter-day Saints. In a usual visit, the missionaries would ring a stranger"s door bell and also ask "excuse me (sir or mam), carry out you have a minute to talk around our lord and also savior" in an attempt to convert people into Christianity.

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Spread

On October 7th, 2012, 9gag<2> user daffyduckydack submitted a photo titled "Excuse me, sir. Can you spare a minute for Jesus Christ?", special a polar bear difficult his head through a home window (shown below). In ~ the very first nine months, the post gained end 31,000 increase votes and also 9,600 facebook likes.

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On January 10th, 2013, the internet humor site day-to-day Dawdle<3> posted a compilation of several notable instances from the series. Top top April 27th, a page titled "Excuse me sir, perform you have a moment to talk around Jesus Christ?" was created on Facebook.

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<2> 9gag – pardon me sir can you spare a moment for Jesus Christ

<3> daily Dawdle – 10 animals that wonder if you have the right to spare

<4> on facebook – excuse me sir, perform you have actually a minute to talk about Jesus Christ?


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