Thursday, February 5, 2015

Urban Dictionary: leftshark - Just for fun

Urban Dictionary: leftshark

Just who was that in the left shark suit at the Super Bowl Half-time show? The performance - or as described below, the 'maverick dance' has won fans and placed a new term in our American lexicon.

 I prefer proposed meaning #2:  leftshark (Urban Dictionary)
to inexplicably deviate from expected routine, despite significant practice and talent.
Pete Carroll leftsharked the Seahawks chance to win the Super Bowl when he called for a pass instead of giving the ball to Marshawn Lynch.

Also see: Bleacher report: 'Left Shark' Is the One and Only True Hero of the 2015 Super Bowl, by Dan Carson. The article discusses that ... we will always have, however, is Left Shark—a beacon of ungainly hope in an otherwise serious and cruel world.

The shark—a costumed backup dancer in Katy Perry's Super Bowl XLIX halftime show—won over a nation of viewers Sunday night with its maverick dance moves and complete disregard for rhythm.

Have fun and a great Thursday.

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