Every weekday, What's Trending brings you the best that YouTube has to offer. Now that we're wrapping up an unbelievable year in Internet history, we're serving up a definitive guide to the 20 biggest, most incredible and best YouTube videos of 2012.
Take a ride down YouTube's memory lane with the best news flubs, pop culture parodies, musical tributes, dug-up footage, and celebrity endorsements from one of the most revolutionary political events in American history.
Is it too persnickety to ask that we curb our enthusiasm for "amazing"? Can we all please use it only when we are astonished, stunned, and blown away by something even a little miraculous? That would be awesome.
"Amazing" may have reached critical mass on the annoyance scale. Lake Superior State University in Michigan compiled a list of words it would like to see banned this year "for misuse, overuse and general uselessness."