[Ads-l] sealioning

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jan 5 14:01:17 EST 2022


Great work, Nancy. You scooped all of us!

Like Hopkins, I too found the cartoon ambiguous (besides pleasantly weird).
But then I'm not on Facebook or Twitter....

JL

On Wed, Jan 5, 2022 at 1:45 PM Nancy Friedman <wordworking at gmail.com> wrote:

> Some history of the rapid ascent of “sealioning“ (from my blog, November
> 2014):
>
>
> https://nancyfriedman.typepad.com/away_with_words/2014/11/word-of-the-week-sea-lioning.html
>
> On Wed, Jan 5, 2022, 9:18 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sealioning
> >
> > And for the source cartoon:
> >
> >
> >
> https://www.indy100.com/science-tech/this-comic-is-the-most-apt-description-of-twitter-you-ll-ever-see-7247666
> >
> >
> > JL
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