[Ads-l] Boogaloo

Nancy Friedman wordworking at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 15 23:31:26 EST 2021


I wrote about the new sense of "boogaloo" in February 2020, and included it
in my 2020 words-of-the-year list.
https://nancyfriedman.typepad.com/away_with_words/2020/12/words-of-the-year-2020-fritinancy-edition.html

There's a link to my original post in the WOTY post.

On Wed, Dec 15, 2021, 7:48 PM Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kent_Harris
>
> Harris used "Boogaloo" as his stage-name back in 1956: "Boogaloo and his
> Gallant Crew."
> Circa 1965, there was a dance called the "boogaloo," followed quickly by
> the "Latin boogaloo" or
> "el bugalĂș."
>
> On Tue, Jun 2, 2020 at 7:10 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> https://news.yahoo.com/downtown-dc-burns-after-another-night-of-protests-and-provocation-near-the-white-house-121746636.html
> >
> >
> > "Yahoo News spotted a white man in Lafayette Park wearing a mask, a large
> > tactical backpack and a Hawaiian shirt, which has become a symbol of
> > right-wing accelerationists
> > <
> >
> https://www.economist.com/united-states/2020/05/23/why-some-protesters-in-america-wear-hawaiian-shirts
> > >
> > who
> > hope to spark a race war they have termed the 'Boogaloo'."
> >
> > JL
> >
> > --
> > "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the
> truth."
> >
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> --
> - Wilson
> -----
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