Close Talkers and Double Dippers: 15 Phrases ‘Seinfeld’ Spawned Pictures | Rolling Stone
Shrinkage, spongeworthy, serenity now: check out the memorable terms that the popular sitcom have embedded into the culture
Are you a close talker or a double dipper? It is a real sign of the popularity of a show when it has begun to affect our very language. All shows can produce new phrases. People do it all the time. But it is when a show is this popular and produces new words and phrases so often that it can have a large effect on a language.