It sounds like an unappetising high-fibre breakfast cereal, but Brexit has far more outreaching effects than your digestion.
Britain voted to leave the European Union on Friday; a decision which will have consequences that aren’t totally clear, but will inevitably effect economy, politics, justice system, and migration.
What we do know is that there has been a lot of emotions, especially on social media. Here are some reflections on life in a post-Brexit world:
The truth is, not all of us knew what was going on exactly...
"What is Brexit? Will Brexit affect me? Brexit naked images." - today's top Google searches, probably— Jenny Johnson (@JennyJohnsonHi5) June 24, 2016
...but it became clear that the UK voted, in a nail-bitingly close result, to leave the EU.
U.K. leaves EU. Scotland may leave UK. And to think it all started with the One Direction break up.— Jim Gaffigan (@JimGaffigan) June 24, 2016
Interestingly, 75 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds voted to remain in the European Union.
When you voted to leave the EU but you gunna die soon so it's not your problem pic.twitter.com/CXZGpOVvfj— Medieval Reactions (@MedievalReacts) June 24, 2016
I put together a quick infographic summarizing the demographics of the Brexit vote by age. pic.twitter.com/UTEvmPVTc3— Kieran Healy (@kjhealy) June 24, 2016
Breakdowns of the results also threw shade on people without university degrees.
Regardless, some are trying to look on the bright side...
Now we can all afford to get those British butlers we've always wanted! #brexit— Jemaine Clement (@AJemaineClement) June 24, 2016
I have purchased multiple dresses, so who is the real winner here today #Brexit— Kerry McBride (@Kerry_McBride) June 24, 2016
...while others are grappling with the sad reality of it all.
Imagine trying to colonize the entire world and then saying how dare these immigrants come ruin our way of life, while eating kebabs.— Miriti Murungi (@NutmegRadio) June 24, 2016
This is 50 cent or as we like to call him In the UK 10,000 pounds pic.twitter.com/FD7dfXWCqd— King Elom the 1st (@ThatsNotE) June 24, 2016
Meanwhile, there are those who are impressed at how easy it is to get rid of the UK.
Meanwhile India is just blown away that you can get Britain to leave by voting— Bobby Big Wheel (@BobbyBigWheel) June 23, 2016
However, there is strong evidence to suggest that the UK won’t be able make it on its own.
This is like when Geri Halliwell overestimated her viability as a solo artist and left the Spice Girls. #Brexit— C. Tracy (@TheBlackHermit) June 24, 2016
African pop stars will have to do their own version of Do They Know It's Christmas to raise aid for Britain.— Sanjay Patel (@spat106) June 24, 2016
Sadly, there has been reports of racist backlash following the result, but also some clever responses to it.
And finally, cats. Cats are an important consideration in all of this.
Holy shit, they replaced David Cameron with a cat. pic.twitter.com/0r7KouIHW1— ⭐️bex schwartz (@starbex) June 24, 2016