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We keep the funk alive by speaking in idioms

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NOT "FIST BUMP." IT'S "DAP." OR "POUND."

Take it away, Metafilter:

"I guess the press already more than settled the matter in favor of the 'fist bump' terminology during the campaign. But to me, that still comes across as a hell of a lot less elegant than other alternatives that were out there, so it's a shame that, in yet another VHS or Beta moment in America's cultural history, the weakest among multiple alternatives floated to the top."

Patrice Evans explains why the whole "fist bump" thing was so freaking weird to anyone remotely rational.

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