The Internet is awash with memes about Covid-19. The jokes and the quips are an outlet for the mass sense of trepidation at the thought not only of contracting a viral disease that has no cure, but also of the economic and long-lasting financial consequences the sudden stop in the economy will cause.

“Sometimes I sits and thinks,” reads one meme. “And sometimes I just sits.” I remember this quote from my childhood, but it’s doing the rounds again. A lockdown of at least three weeks, possibly more should conditions demand it, is the perfect opportunity to do those things you have been ignoring — probably for years...

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