Texas has been hit by severe flooding recently, so when one father bravely decided he could tackle the knee-deep problem facing his drive with a humble bucket it was always going to be a futile exploit.
Posted by his daughter, Twitter user @karelyjudith_, here he is tackling the flooding head on.
lmao okay dad pic.twitter.com/Z7iApVzkwF— Karr (@karelyjudith_) June 20, 2018
Naturally, the dad’s gallant but fruitless efforts have since become a metaphor – here are nine of the best examples of how it’s been used.
This is what it looks like when couples who break up everyday still try to fix their relationship https://t.co/Ni2fGeOzWG— jordan (@jmillz98_) June 21, 2018
Me pretending that buying new clothes, food, and alcohol is a cure for clinical depression https://t.co/FZbA04HVZH— Sarah McGonagall (@sarahmcgphoto) June 22, 2018
What my mom sees when I help her around the house https://t.co/G2657UrybZ— . (@DaaaQueeennn) June 21, 2018
Me trying to fix my grades like https://t.co/xCvGm5gpcl— Giuly (@Princessofwifi) June 21, 2018
Me trying to stop being sad by listening 2 sad music https://t.co/6JeZl1JaU8— bryan with the y (@5darkboi) June 21, 2018
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