I'm in Me Mum's Car, Broom Broom

I'm in Me Mum's Car, Broom Broom

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Updated Jul 30, 2014 at 06:05PM EDT by Don.

Added Jul 30, 2014 at 03:33PM EDT by Don.

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“I’m in Me Mum’s Car, Broom Broom” is a quote uttered by British teenager Tish Simmonds in a video clip of herself sitting in her mother’s car that was uploaded to Vine in July 2014. The video quickly went viral and spawned a series of remix videos, mostly due to the awkward, sing-songy manner in which she delivers the quote, combined with her strong Yorkshire accent.

Origin

On July 21st, Viner Tish Simmonds uploaded a video of herself singing the phrase “I’m in my mum’s car” in the driver’s seat of an automobile, to which her mother responds “Get out me car” (shown below). Within two weeks, the video gained over 165,000 likes and 16,000 comments.



Tish: I’m in my mum’s car. Broom broom.
Mother: Get out me car!
Tish: Aww.

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On July 22nd, Simmonds tweeted that she would not be making anymore Vines after being bullied for the videos (shown below).[4][5]



On July 23rd, Gawker[2] highlighted a YouTube[3] upload of Simmonds’ Vine. The same day, YouTuber SalemKhazil uploaded a house music remix of the video, garnering upwards of 130,000 views and 120 comments in the first week.



On July 25th, Viner Allison Asdfghjkl uploaded an edited version of the clip featuring a horrific car accident (shown below). In five days, the Vine received more than 13,000 likes and 2,300 comments. On the following day, a Facebook[7] page titled “Tish Simmonds” was launched, gathering over 138,000 likes in four days.



On July 28th, Simmonds tweeted the hashtag “#TeamTish,” which had been used by other Twitter users to circulate her videos.[6] The same day. BuzzFeed[1] highlighted the original Simmonds Vine along with several notable remixes.



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