[Ads-l] heebie-jabbie

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Fri Jul 1 10:55:56 EDT 2016


Here the derogation is not (explicitly) by Trump -- the reference to "heebie-jabbies" was made by a woman "questioning" him.  Trump merely did not take the opportunity to disassociate himself from it.


Joel

      From: Margaret E. Winters <mewinters at WAYNE.EDU>
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It manages to be derogatory in several ways at once.  I assume he meant women TSA employees who wear the hijab - or maybe generalized to all Muslims?


Maggie


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"Heebie jabbies" = "hijabs", evidently.

http://time.com/4390726/donald-trump-tsa-heebie-jabbies/
[https://timedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/06/trump_new_hampshire.jpg?quality=75&strip=color&w=250]<http://time.com/4390726/donald-trump-tsa-heebie-jabbies/>

Woman Asks Donald Trump to Replace 'Heebie Jabbies' at TSA With Veterans<http://time.com/4390726/donald-trump-tsa-heebie-jabbies/>
time.com
"Get rid of all these heebie jabbies they wear at TSA"



On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 9:26 AM, David Daniel <dad at coarsecourses.com> wrote:

> Any idea what heebie jabbies are?
> DAD
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> Enviada em: sexta-feira, 1 de julho de 2016 09:19
> Para: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Assunto: heebie-jabbie
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> Poster:      Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject:      heebie-jabbie
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> Woman: "Get rid of all these heebie jabbies they wear at TSA. I=E2=80=99ve
> seen them myself."
>
> Candidate: "... We are looking at that. We are looking at that.
> We=E2=80=99=
> re looking at a lot of things."
>
>
>

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