[Ads-l] Cancel Culture

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 19 14:19:56 EDT 2020


CNN chyron:

"Trump Wants To Cancel Goodyear."

He wants us to boycott it.

JL

On Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 10:26 PM ADSGarson O'Toole <
adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote:

> Bill Mullins wrote:
> > Earlier in Twitter -- Oct 28, 2016:
> >
> > https://twitter.com/unicorninkk/status/792025338616418304
> > "I hate cancel culture until I want to set things on fire! "
>
> Worthwhile topic, Fred. Great citation, Bill.
> I initiated a germane thread back in May 2019.
>
> [Ads-l] Word/Phrase: cancel, cancel culture, cancellation culture
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2019-May/154643.html
>
> The mailing list message included some tweets with the phrase: "You
> have been cancelled". The precise meaning was not always clear. The
> tweet citations begin on Nov 22 2008.
>
> Dave Wilton initiated a pertinent thread in February 2020.
>
> [Ads-l] Cancel culture, cancel (2018)
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2020-February/156597.html
>
> John Baker mentioned the Mashable.com article dated Nov 18, 2017 which
> was referenced in a tweet.
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2020-February/156598.html
>
> Dave Wilton presented a tweet together with a reply tweet that
> exhibited the desired sense on Feb 8, 2017.
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2020-February/156599.html
> https://twitter.com/DougieFresh818/status/829410105502400513
> https://twitter.com/chazzsplash/status/829410413091631105
>
> The tweet found by Bill Mullins appears to be the earliest currently
> mentioned on this mailing list.
>
> Garson
>
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