Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Sat Dec 11 22:34:08 UTC 2004
I first heard the phrase in the movie "Men at Work" (1990), in which either
Charlie Sheen or his brother Emilio Estevez (both star) use the phrase
exactly as described below -- a sarcastic, quite applause for something they
From: Arnold M. Zwicky
To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Sent: 12/11/2004 3:06 PM
Subject: "golf clap"
I'm not familiar with this term, but I'm guessing that it means the
kind of quiet, polite applause that spectators at golf tournaments
employ to avoid disturbing the players.
probably familiar to many of you, but new to me (and transparent, if
you have the cultural background).
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