Tone Detector Check your thinking . Starve the Monopoly Cookie Monster. “BOYCOTT!”

Check your thinking, a should have been immortalised memearalized term for the non crime thought crimes of Harry miller

I use the Grammarly app which is a spell check and Grammar tool, which I use to check my compulsion to leave no noun Un-Capitalized, usually unsuccessfully.
Harry Miller Check your thinking memes

Boycott the Monopoly Cookie Monster today.

Hypatia’s Eyebrowser.

The word “boycott”
According to James Redpath, the verb “to boycott” was coined by Father O’Malley in a discussion between them on 23 September 1880.[18] The following is Redpath’s account:[18]

I said, “I’m bothered about a word.”

“What is it?” asked Father John.

“Well,” I said, “When the people ostracise a land-grabber we call it social excommunication, but we ought to have an entirely different word to signify ostracism applied to a landlord or land-agent like Boycott. Ostracism won’t do – the peasantry would not know the meaning of the word – and I can’t think of any other.”

“No,” said Father John, “ostracism wouldn’t do.”

He looked down, tapped his big forehead, and said: “How would it do to call it to Boycott him?”

According to Joyce Marlow, the word was first used in print by Redpath in the Inter-Ocean on 12 October 1880.[18] The coining of the word, and its first use in print, came before Boycott and his situation was widely known outside County Mayo.[18] In November 1880, an article in the Birmingham Daily Post referred to the word as a local term in connection to the boycotting of a Ballinrobe merchant.[31] Still in 1880, The Illustrated London News described how “To ‘Boycott’ has already become a verb active, signifying to ‘ratten’, to intimidate, to ‘send to Coventry’, and to ‘taboo'”.[32] In 1888, the word was included in the first volume of A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles (later known as The Oxford English Dictionary).[32] According to Gary Minda in his book, Boycott in America: how imagination and ideology shape the legal mind, “Apparently there was no other word in the English language to describe this dispute.”[33] The word also entered the lexicon of languages other than English, such as Dutch, French, German, Polish and Russian.[33]

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