March 30, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More

This Flickr page features the spelling deficiencies displayed by many “Tea-Party” protesters. The title of the photo page: “Teabonics.”  The allusion is to “ebonics.”


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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. Niklaus Pfirsig says:

    Perhaps they are actually on the intellectual cutting edge or spelling reform as posed by Dolton Edwards in his essay "Meihem In Ce Klasrum"

  2. Obamarmy says:

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


  3. Erich Vieth says:

    I just spotted a comment on Reddit that suggested calling Tea-partiers "teahadists."

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