rolling thread of names for them coronavirus

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No, not COVID-19 - that’s the disease you get from the virus GAWD

I’ll start

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 18:25 (two months ago) link

the ‘rona

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 18:25 (two months ago) link

i went to maccy dees and caught a dose of the 'ol corony vee

calzino, Tuesday, 17 March 2020 18:32 (two months ago) link

my friends and I have been calling it Ronnie

brechtian social distancing (Simon H.), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 18:32 (two months ago) link

Tom Ewing has just been calling it “the bug”

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 19:23 (two months ago) link

on another thread somebody called it the vid, which i like (apolz i can’t remember who it was)

Li'l Brexit (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 19:24 (two months ago) link

Friends have been calling it the roni because of a viral tweet, even though a roni is a sweet ol girl, about the sweetest little girl in the whole wide world

℺ ☽ ⋠ ⏎ (✖), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 19:24 (two months ago) link

boomer remover

ooga booga-ing for the bourgeoisie (voodoo chili), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 19:26 (two months ago) link

Kidd Video

☮️ (peace, man), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 19:26 (two months ago) link

Resistance types have been calling it #TrumpVirus which one: Captain Trumps was right there two: still less embarrassing than this fuck

BREAKING: Due to massive incompetence and inexplicable delay, WHO to rename Covid-19 to Covfefe-45.

— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) March 17, 2020

felt jute gyte delete later (wins), Tuesday, 17 March 2020 19:38 (two months ago) link

all the talk of the 'rona and the 'vid makes me think, I guess this is how people felt when they first heard "the 'flu"

and now, 181 years later... (sez etymonline - I wondered if it might date back to the Spanish flu but nope, much older)

a passing spacecadet, Tuesday, 17 March 2020 20:27 (two months ago) link


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