[Ads-l] heebie-jabbie

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 1 11:21:01 EDT 2016


The questioner presumably favors hiring preferences for veterans
generally. She singled out the TSA because if you'd replace
hijab-wearers with veterans, she wouldn't get the heebie-jeebies.

Unless it was veteran wearing a hijab.

JL

On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 10:55 AM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:
> 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.
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> Joel
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>       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?
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> Maggie
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> "Heebie jabbies" = "hijabs", evidently.
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> 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/>
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> 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"
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> On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 9:26 AM, David Daniel <dad at coarsecourses.com> wrote:
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>> 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."
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>> 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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