Georgia Fans Help Boost Search For Specific Word By Over 10,000% On Dictionary Website

Georgia Fans Help Boost Search For Specific Word By Over 10,000% On Dictionary Website

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Georgia Fans Help Boost Search For Specific Word By Over 10,000% On Dictionary Website


Well, this is a new one.

Following Georgia’s week two win over South Carolina in Columbia, UGA players, accompanied by coach Kirby Smart, returned to the locker room and celebrated their 41-17 victory by dancing and shouting “yeet.”

The video of the post-game celebration went viral among Georgia fans, leading many to ponder, and eventually research the meaning of the word “yeet.”

Yeet: The yeet is a viral 2014 dance involving moving your shoulders and slightly bent legs together with arms outstretched. It inspired various memes and popularized yeet as an expression of excitement.

Dictionary.com

According to dictionary.com, the sheer number of people looking for a definition of the word “resulted in a whopping 10,2235 spike in searches” for it following the game.

From dictionary.com:

A win for the University of Georgia Bulldogs over the South Carolina’s Gamecocks resulted in a whopping 10,2235 spike in searches for the word yeeton Saturday. Named for a viral 2014 dance involving moving your shoulders and slightly bent legs together with arms outstretched, yeet has become an expression of excitement. That’s exactly how it was used by Dawgs Coach Kirby Smart and his players as they celebrated their victory.

I’m not exactly sure what to make of this, but there’s not much to do other than to simply love it.

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