16/02/2012 06:42 GMT | Updated 16/02/2012 11:39 GMT

'What People Think I Do/What I Really Do': The Latest Internet Craze (PICS)

You know how it happens. First, you see one. Then, you see another. Then, they're everywhere. Then someone does a round-up of them.

Welcome to the world of Internet memes. And specifically: the latest Internet meme. By definition, it probably doesn't need much explanation - because it's everywhere. It's a meme. But we think it's at least worth mentioning how it started.

According to, the first 'What people think I do/What I really do' chart was uploaded by artist Garnet Hertz on to his Facebook page earlier this month. (His is the 'contemporary artist' one in our round-up below.)

And naturally - because the Internet is nothing if not self-regarding - the idea soon caught on. Before you knew it, writers, musicians and even people in Non-Creative Jobs were creating their own versions of how people perceive their profession. Or even hobby, sexuality or lifestyle choice. Hell, there's even one for being Nicolas Cage.

But don't just take our word for it - take a look at some of the most popular ones below. And if there isn't one for your job/hobby/sexuality/lifestyle choice, well, why not make one? Goodness knows, everyone else is...

What People Think I Do