"golf clap"

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Sat Dec 11 21:06:50 UTC 2004

a series of exchanges from the newsgroup soc.motss:

From: coren at panix.com (Robert S. Coren)
[1] Re: Fluff
Date: Sat Dec 11 11:21:53 PST 2004

In article <cpf8nc$f2d$1 at lust.ihug.co.nz>,
DRS <drs at remove.this.ihug.com.au> wrote:

 >"the artist formerly known as rzepelaa" <SOC.MOTSSspamtony at panix.com>
 >wrote in message news:cpdnu7$mjo$1 at reader1.panix.com

 >> In article <41ba5b40.659675828 at news.panix.com>, Michael Palmer wrote:

 >>> Spanishy?  I expected it to be in your mother tongue:  Sumerian.

 >> Ur, no.

 ><golf clap>

I'm not familiar with this term, but I'm guessing that it means the
kind of quiet, polite applause that spectators at golf tournaments
employ to avoid disturbing the players.

probably familiar to many of you, but new to me (and transparent, if
you have the cultural background).


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