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The pound heard round the world

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In case you missed it, the media is very, very fascinated with the “fistbump” that Barack and Michelle Obama shared last week. Also known as a “closed-fisted high five,” “daps,” or “a pound,” this gesture is common among African-Americans, young people, athletes and the fingerless. Also, it is not news.

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  3. Kitty says:

    Ummmmmmm…. why isn’t anyone talking about the fact that he smacks her ass as she walks away? I love Barak, but, really? You slapped her ass on a stage in front of millions of people? That’s far more interesting (although not by much) than a pound.

    And really, people hadn’t heard of pound before? I’m a whitey white girl, and even I knew that…

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  5. If it's not news says:

    Then why do you post about it?

  6. Bill M. says:

    Fox News called it a “terrorist fist jab”

    Not kidding:

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=xScZN2-Z_Sg

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