BaD Radio – Passive Agressniff

This dog is aggressniff.

A while back, Dan McDowell noticed that a few people were having difficulty with pronouncing the word “aggressive aggressiveness.”  He initially chalked it up to a one-time mistake, but then he noticed that this was a common problem that affected both ebony and ivory speakers alike.  The problem became so rampant that it is now a recurring segment on BaD Radio.  In fact, I think the P1 community widely received my suggestion for Dan’s new twitter name, @PassiveAggressniff.  Unfortunately, it’s slightly too long and Dan hates twitter and the P1.

Agressniff Hall of Famers:

  • Magic Johnson
  • Herschel Walker
  • Lou Holtz
  • Deion Sanders
  • Tom Grieve
  • Ron Washington

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[Edited 12/17/2010 – Thanks to the Plainsman over at My Ticket Confession for the correction!]

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6 COMMENTS

  1. DaGressesSniff
    December 17, 2010 09:36 Reply

    One of my favorites. Thank you!

    • December 17, 2010 10:09 Reply

      A lot of people requested it, but now that I’ve put it up, a lot of people gave it a crappy vote. Idunno…*shrug*….*fart*

  2. Watkins
    December 17, 2010 09:42 Reply

    I really hope you have an audio vault ready to get the good UnP1 to get through dry dock.

  3. December 17, 2010 16:42 Reply

    AP, as I recall, at least with respect to Magic and Herschel, the word at issue was “aggressiveness.” May be wrong, but that’s my recall.

    http://myticketconfession.blogspot.com/2010/09/geez-this-is-not-going-well.html

    Courage.

    Plainsman

    • December 17, 2010 18:04 Reply

      You are correct! They’ve done this segment several times, and I think it’s morphed from “Agressiveness” to just plain old “Aggressive”. I know I’m going to screw that word up in the future thanks to this.

  4. ilikesteak
    December 18, 2010 01:51 Reply

    I love this segment so good-strong it makes me want to cry my pants. And the segment from a couple weeks ago if you have it *wink*

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