Tweet of the Week
A Dictionary for Victims
Gareth van Onselen offers a totalising vocabulary for those not woke enough to know a micro-aggression when they see one
Welcome to Tweet of the Week. Every Friday I will use this column to hand out an award to one person who has tweeted something of significance. There are no strict rules, only that the tweet in question must offer an important insight, define a debate (notorious or otherwise) or mark an occasion."We have arrived at a moment in our history where possibilities are open. The youth have never been this woke. We MUST push forward" Profile: According to its Twitter profile, @RhodesMustFall is the "Official twitter account of UCT: Rhodes Must Fall collective". It has just over 10,500 followers on Twitter. Citation: Rhodes Must Fall said this week students have never been this woke. Tough call for the 1976 "collective" but then Twitter wasn't around back then, so no one had a platform to boast. Woke, intervention, safe-space, micro-aggression. Everyday on social media we see these words and phrases, and many others besides. They have become the mainstay of the regressive left’s vocabulary. ...