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Idioms & Slang 英语习惯
    2017-August-31  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

Milkshake Duck

昙花一现的红人

A: Have you read the story about the handsome young man who quit his high-paying job and returned to his hometown to take care of his cancer striken girlfriend?

B: His story reads so unreal, and I bet he will turn out to be a Milkshake Duck.

Note: This term coined by a netizen identified as Pixelated Boat refers to someone who gains sudden fame for something nice and positive, only to soon after be revealed as a deeply flawed character with terrible opinions and/or a shady past, often involving corrosive social/political ideologies, which quickly tarnishes their fame and the good will people momentarily had towards them. It came from a joke posted by Boat that said: The whole Internet loves Milkshake Duck, a lovely duck that drinks milkshakes! (five seconds later) We regret to inform you the duck is racist. The joke quickly became a meme on social network.

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