Ross: Do we have to accept new definition of OK symbol? –

Posted By on December 20, 2019

The latest eruption of the OK gesture as secret sign of White Power is a video clip from the broadcast of the Army/Navy game.

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You could see two of the cadets nearby making an upside down OK gesture. And if youre wondering why OK suddenly means white power, heres how a spokesman for the anti-Defamation league explained it:

Some people suggest the three fingers looks like a W, and when you have a circle in your hand it looks like a P,' he described.

Yes apparently anybody can just go on the internet, re-define a common gesture, and if they get enough views, we all have to accept it.

Ordo we?

Because it turns out that for middle schoolers, making very same OK sign can mean something completely different. It turns out its part of a super-fun punch-me game if you can get someone else to look at your hand making the gesture, apparently you get to hit them in the arm.

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Just a stupid but harmless little game. So maybe the cadets werent being racist, but just being middle-schoolers.

There will, of course, be a full investigation. However, I am compelled to point out that the confusion over the OK gesture does present the very real possibility that white supremacists making what they think is their secret sign are going to get punched in the arm by a middle-schooler.

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