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The TEABAG Movement sweeping across America has forged a new English language vernacular. A phenomenon that linguists are calling TEABONICS.

The Origin of Teabonics can be traced to the summer of 2008 at Republican Vice-Presidential campaign rallies for former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. The earliest recorded Teabonic words were written by Birther's on political signs as a form of catharsis over the trauma of the election of the first African American President of the United States, Barack Obama. Then in 2009, when the Tea Party movement spread nationwide, Teabonics became common as ritualistic expressions of political paranoia and confusion.

The Teabonic dialect has little regional variation but is more common among White Southerners. It's usage is influenced by educational background. The main characteristic is grammatical structures and spelling of vocabulary on political signs. The deletion or improper use of (') and second grade level English misspellings are frequent.        

Linguists maintain that there is nothing intrinsically wrong with Teabonics, since like all dialects Teabonics shows consistent internal logic and is used earnestly to express thoughts and ideas. However non-specific attitudes of Teabonics can be negative as a sign of laziness or ignorance.

Specific examples of Teabonics are: Gien Beck, crisis of competnce, you cant fix stupid, politians are like dipers, wernot going to take it, no more failouts, Hitler wrote good speaches too, I did'nt serve, taxed enough allready, no pubic option, term limits for Congess, keeping us infromed, half breed Muslin, no goverment run healthcare, just extremey over taxed, no amesty, youth in Asia will kill your grandma, calculis is easy, a lyin' African, read the consitution, a new era of medioracy, let Mitt fix Washinton, who's side you on, get a brain morans, you'r a fake, don't give away my daugters, descent the highest form of patriotic (and) make English America's offical language.    

Originally posted to obamarmy on Sun Mar 28, 2010 at 12:33 AM PDT.

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