Within a few hours of announcing the Washington Redskins lost their trademarks at the U.S. Patent and Trademark office on the grounds that the name is disparaging – Twitter erupted with a hilarious hashtag #NewRedskinsName.
Thousands of tweeters gave it their best in the hopes that Dan Snyder might choose a new team name even though he has been quoted as saying he will NEVER change the name, or it would be changed “over his dead body.”
Here are some of the most retweeted and commented on contributions – If you don’t see enough, believe it there are thousands more on Twitter.
Because…hey why not.
The Washington Human Beings
It was the silver body suit that did it for us.
According to @WhiteskinsOrg, there’s something kinda nice about “The Burgundy & Gold” option for the #NewRedskinsName.
The Washington Drones
Considering all of the drone news these days Rebecca Watson got well over 30 retweets on this one.
The Washington Lobbyists
Says JamesFromTheInternet – ‘Considering they work only 170 days a year…’
The Washington Deceivers
Donavan Pete could be onto something here. …
The Otherwise Unemployable Poly-Sci Majors
David Burge has a case of the feels for those pour Poli-Sci Majors.
And the List Goes On
Not sure if this has been stewing in Seth Platt’s mind for a while now, but he dropped off a variety to choose from.