[Ads-l] Drop the mike

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jun 12 15:32:28 UTC 2016

On Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 10:31 PM, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at gmail.com> wrote:

> "Definitive end to a discussion after making an
> impressive point, in the manner of emphatically dropping a microphone at
> the end of performance"

So, it's a general thing, then. Performers other than rappers avail
themselves of this gesture.


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come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
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