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: