[Ads-l] heebie-jabbie

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 1 11:35:32 EDT 2016


Here is the quote:

“Why aren’t we putting our military retirees on that border or in TSA?” she
said. “Get rid of all these heebie jabbies they wear at TSA. I’ve seen them
myself, ”

“We are looking at that. We are looking at that,” Trump responded. “We’re
looking at a lot of things.”

So what was he looking into, using military retirees, or heebie-jabbies?



DanG

On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 11:21 AM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:

> He understood all right.  After all, he said he would look into it.
>
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com>
> *To:* Joel Berson <berson at att.net>
> *Sent:* Friday, July 1, 2016 11:04 AM
> *Subject:* Re: heebie-jabbie
>
> How can one take an opportunity to disassociate oneself from a phrase one
> does not actually understand?
>
> DanG
>
> 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.
>
>
> Joel
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>       From: Margaret E. Winters <mewinters at WAYNE.EDU>
>  To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
>  Sent: Friday, July 1, 2016 10:38 AM
>  Subject: Re: [ADS-L] heebie-jabbie
>
> 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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> ----------------------------
> MARGARET E WINTERS
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> Wayne State University
> Detroit, MI  48202
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> ________________________________
> From: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> on behalf of Ben
> Zimmer <bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM>
> Sent: Friday, July 1, 2016 10:35 AM
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: Re: heebie-jabbie
>
> "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
> >
> > Enviada em: sexta-feira, 1 de julho de 2016 09:19
> > Para: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> > Assunto: heebie-jabbie
> >
> > 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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