It's become popular recently to say things like "I can't into Photoshop" (I took this example from Urban Dictionay). I wonder, what is the origin of this expression? It's obviously not grammatically correct...

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    How popular is ‘popular’? I’ve never heard it before, and I usually think I’m pretty good at catching Internet memes and phrases like this pretty early on. It has the sound of something based on a mistranslation (like “All your base are belong to us” and “Do not want!” in their heyday), but I have nothing to back that up with. – Janus Bahs Jacquet Mar 2 '17 at 8:47
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    Please don't take examples from Urban Dictionary; it may or may not be a good source of slang and memes, but it is is no sense a dictionary. – Tim Lymington Mar 2 '17 at 11:18
  • If you're into something, it means you harbour a great interest for a particular hobby or topic. This new form using the negative seems related, I can't get into photoshop i.e. I don't understand it or I'm not interested in it. Then you can also fit into something, which means a particular garment fits you well, or you can squeeze yourself into a limited space. – Mari-Lou A Mar 2 '17 at 11:37
  • This usage ('an INTO clause') arguably nouns the preposition into. If one is prescriptive enough to apply 'you can verb any noun' rigorously ... However, inclusion in UD does often seem the antonym of inclusion in OED. – Edwin Ashworth Mar 2 '17 at 11:42
  • @EdwinAshworth the OED can't possibly keep up with the latest trends in teen-speak, or regional dialects. i think we should be grateful that UD exists, it provides a reliable source for dates, and for most definitions. It doesn't mean that every entry is valid, supported, or checked, but when in doubt over a weird acronym or slang I look to UD and it's been very useful, to me at least. – Mari-Lou A Mar 2 '17 at 11:48

It looks like it originated as a running joke in an internet comic. It's intentionally written in broken English and mocks Poland for being technologically underdeveloped (I don't know enough about Poland, so can't vouch for that).

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