snowflakes

By: Aaron Spink (aaronspink.delete@this.notearthlink.net), April 18, 2017 7:21 am
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Michael S (already5chosen.delete@this.yahoo.com) on April 18, 2017 1:06 am wrote:
> Thank you.
> Still I have a feeling that recently (1-2 years) the word is used far more often than before.
> Of course, I could be wrong about it.
>
> P.S.
> Google search engine says that the 1st use on RWT forum was almost exactly 2 years ago.
>

That's basically the way that language works. The whole special snowflake thing has been around and in use for quite a while and did likely originate with the memorable quote from both the book and film version of fightclub. Its percolated around the net since then a fair bit and likely slipped into the mainstream as part of the growing intersectional war with for example GamerGate being but one small example (and of course the timeline lines up with that). I've heard the snowflake phase used in silicon valley going back quite a while in a variety of contexts mostly more closely related to the original phase and people who consider start up founders to be "better"/etc by people who are more of the opinion that startups are closer to craps than the genius olympics.

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