Saryn Chorney
February 05, 2018 02:29 PM

So much for the Eagles’ spectacular win. The Internet was obsessing over owls on Sunday night.

As you may have noticed a seemingly odd, yet utterly adorable phrase was trending on Twitter before and during the big game: “Superb owl.” But why?

Well, it doesn’t take the wisest owl in the parliament to figure it out. The simplest explanation is that it all started with a frequent typo, according to Google.

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But the most obvious explanation is that football fans, Harry Potter fans and almost everyone else on the Internet, just really love owls. Here are some of our favorite feathered (and mostly friendly) memes of the night.

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For those of us who didn’t give a hoot about the game, the celebration of these majestic birds was a welcomed diversion. Congrats Eagles fans, and see you next year, “Superb Owl” honorees.

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