[Ads-l] Brexit meets Mansplaining

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jul 11 08:40:28 EDT 2016


I've also seen "Brexplaining," e.g.:

https://twitter.com/research_tim/status/747712395003428865

On Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 5:35 AM, Robin Hamilton <
robin.hamilton3 at virginmedia.com> wrote:

> Amerisplaining ...
>
> “With the exception of one stranger in a lift who heard me discussing
> Brexit with another Brit and promptly started Amerisplaining. It’s not
> about racism, she informed us between floors; it’s about pride and
> sovereignty. ’Kay. Thanks. Bye.”
>
> Guardian (UK) --
> https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/jul/11/in-us-brexit-shorthand-for-sorry-your-country-failed-eu-referendum
>
>
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