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Awkward Tortoise

Awkward tortoise is a hand gesture one does in an uncomfortable social situation. My informant was a 19 year old college student. What’s Awkward Tortoise? GB: Awkward tortoise is something you do with your hands when you’re in an awkward situation. You stack your two hands and wag your two thumbs in opposite directions. I… Continue Reading »

Awkward penguin meme

I was discussing the topic of memes with the informant, so she told me about the popular “awkward penguin” meme theme. “The awkward penguin meme is just like, I don’t know, people put phrases on it, like extremely awkward situations that happen to them in daily life, you know? And I don’t know, it’s just… Continue Reading »