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    18 Incredible Moments Throughout Bloop History

    All clapbacks are bloops but not all bloops are clapbacks. I say it's time bloops get their moment to shine.

    Happy Bloop History Month, everyone! What is Bloop History Month, you ask, beautiful reader? Well, it's a celebration of bloops - those onomatopoetic moments when you witness or read a response so sharp, all you can utter is "bloop". Much like it's rhetorical counterpart, the clapback, the bloop often takes the form of a viciously accute comeback. But it is not necessarily always the case. In fact, a bloop can arise simply from a really well articulated observation or a casual aside in conversation. Basically, all clapbacks are bloops but not all bloops are clapbacks. Got it?

    Isn't Bloop History Month just a random holiday you made up, you ask? To which I can only respond, yes, my beloved reader, you are correct. But aren't they all???

    I say it's time we celebrate the figures, large and small, who have bequeathed great bloops upon our nation. A bloop can come from the pontification of historical figures like W.E.B Dubois or the internet ephemera of some rando on Tumblr and I say it's time we remember, not all heroes wear capes.

    Now follow me as we frolic through some historic and contemporary examples throughout bloop history:

    1. This incredible, historical bloop from Frederick Douglass in response to people's complaints about his criticism of religion (1817):

    2. That time W.E.B. DuBois did the Heisman on 'em (1895):

    3. This life-affirming bloop from Zora Neale Hurston’s essay “How It Feels To Be Colored Me” (1928):

    4. This searing author-on-author bloop from James Baldwin (1959):

    5. Malcolm X's famous Plymouth Rock bloop (1964):

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    6. This real exchange between Nancy Reagan and Miles Davis (1987):

    7. This historic bloop from Jackie Robinson's autobiography (1995):

    8. This wig-snatching Mariah Carey bloop (1995):

    9. This bloop heard around the nation (2005):

    10. This sermon from Omarosa (2013):

    11. That time Rihanna (aka the Queen of Bloops) shut down this red carpet interview (2014):

    (Basically everything Rihanna says should go down in bloop history.)

    @CELEBUZZ your pussy is way too dry to be riding my dick like this

    12. This glorious bloop from Gabourey Sidibe (2014):

    To people making mean comments about my GG pics, I mos def cried about it on that private jet on my way to my dream job last night. #JK

    13. The many, many bloops of Shonda Rhimes, Tha Gawd (2014):

    . @Dabdelhakiem If u use the phrase "gay scenes", u are not only LATE to the party but also NOT INVITED to the party. Bye Felicia. #oneLOVE

    14. This presidential bloop (2015):

    15. This glorious Tumblr bloop (2015):

    16. That time Zendaya clapped back so exquisitely Fashion Police was put on hiatus (2015):

    17. The many bloops Cookie gives us on Empire (2015):

    18. And a special honorable mention to this dog squad:

    Be warned: Animals are learning the way of the bloop, too! Stay woke.

    What are your favorite moments in bloop history? Add them below!