shake and obama

story time: presidential edition
  • so you know how everyone has a story
  • you know
  • like the story
  • like if you’re at a party and someone turns to you and says, tell the story
  • and you know exactly what they mean
  • the story
  • well 
  • i have a story
  • and not unlike most good stories, it involves three key components:
  • barack obama
  • pre-2008 reebok sneakers 
  • and the absolute earth-shattering horror you can only feel after making the worst mistake of your life

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Person A and Person B are on debate team together, and love having friendly debates, but they often end up going way overboard. One day, they discover they pronounce “gif” differently. Their most heated debate ensues. – OT3 bonus: Person C teases the two, insisting it’s pronounced “yiff”. with sugamon

“Do you like memes?” asks Namjoon.

“What?” says Yoongi. “Do I like memes?”

“Yeah, you know, like prehistoric spongebob?”

Yoongi grimaces. “I know about prehistoric spongebob, yes,” he says. “But do I like him?”

“What about Kermit with Tea?”

“He’s fine,” says Yoongi. “I don’t know. I don’t know, Namjoon. I don’t think I have an opinion on memes.”

“I saw this jif of Spiderman dancing that goes with every song.”

Yoongi actually looks up this time. “What?” he says.

“Yeah, it’s crazy,” says Namjoon. “I tried it with a ton of stuff. Tupac, Underoath, Fergie. It all works.”

“Did you just say jif?”

Namjoon nods. “Mhmm. It’s a jif of Spiderman.”

Yoongi pauses the music on his phone. “That’s fucked up, dude.”


“It’s pronounced gif.”

Namjoon shakes his head. “Michelle Obama says jif,” he asserts. “And she rules.”

Yoongi says, “It’s gif. I know it’s gif because it’s spelled g-i-f. Gif.”

Namjoon says, “That doesn’t matter. What matters is that this jif of Spiderman goes with every song. That’s not how music works.”

“I can’t just listen to you pronounce it like that. You’re sick.” Yoongi turns to Jeongguk, who’s got headphones in and is working on his homework. “Hey,” he says when Jeonggguk offers an ear. “Dot-g-i-f. How do you say that?”

Jeongguk gets that insidious look on his face that he sometimes gets when he’s going to very quietly undermine everything. “Yif,” he says. “From the original German.”

“No,” says Yoongi. “Put your Beats back on.”

“I had seen many wounded warriors injured in Iraq or Afghanistan during my many visits with the President. Some had suffered severe head or eye injuries. Others had lost an arm or leg. But I had never photographed any of these patients before their injuries. That changed with Cory.” —White House Photographer Pete Souza. The first time Pete took a photo of Army Ranger Cory Remsburg, he captured Cory shaking hands with President Obama in Normandy to celebrate the 65th anniversary of D-Day in 2009.


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