Miami, FL - Jazz hands, the popular dance step used for years, has taken on a new life. In recent months, jazz hands have made appearances on the streets, on television, in movies, on the internet. It has become a verbal trend as well, with people shouting “with jazz hands” to things. In fact, jazz hands has replaced “that’s what she said” as the most popular one-liner in use.
Jazz hands has slowly been climbing in popularity, with more music shows on television, it sees more attention. By replacing it into conversation, it gives the listener the mental image of hands waving back and forth rapidly. Gentlemen picture those hands touching breasts and bottoms. Ladies picture them cleaning.
The popularity of jazz hand was rumored to be one of the reasons that Steve Carell left the popular NBC show, “The Office”. Carell popularized “That’s what she said” on the show, leading to it becoming a pop phenomenon. With the rise in jazz hands, Steve Carell has left “The Office”, leaving the show without a catch phrase.
Jazz hands is considered to be more age appropriate, allowing to it catch fire on social network trend sites, as well as with the youth of America. You can see jazz hands at the mall, the coffee shop, even driving on the freeways. Jazz hands is changing the way America makes jokes.
Annabel Lee is a freelance journalist for the Baltimore Fake Times Journal. She typed this article all by herself! With jazz hands!