[Ads-l] clapback

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 22 16:20:02 EST 2019


> claps back

Old-time-y colored people's expression. In the UD from at least '03, in the
wild since the last century or, maybe, since century before last.

Youneverknow.

On Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 7:40 AM Amy West <medievalist at w-sts.com> wrote:

> Just spotted in two articles in my local paper, but both articles are by
> the same author and from the Washington Post:
>
> Ocasio-Cortez claps back at Sorkin
>
> - Emily Hell, The Washington Post
>
> "Add Aaron Sorkin to the club of people treade to a clapback from Rep.
> Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. . . .Ocasio-Cortez, argualbley the mos
> prominent of said youthful cadre, didn't appreciate the 'Newsroom'
> writer's advice. She tweeted back: 'News Flash: Medicare for All & equal
> rights aren't trends.  . . . "
>
>
> Cardi B clashes with Tomi Lahren
>
> - Emily Hell, The Washington Post
>
> "Cardi B responded Sunday with a succinct clapback. 'Leave me alone. I
> will dog walk you,' she wrote."
>
>
> Both articles showing up on p. A2 of the Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette.
>
> ---Amy West
>
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