It's Lexicon Like Donkey Kong

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Having nothing better to do, evidently, Denver's Westword set out to chart the comprehensive history of "It's On Like Donkey Kong," and found that Ice Cube has much to do with the social currency of the phrase, whether a call to celebrate or a challenge to fight. It was copyrighted by Nintendo last year. The full graphic is at the link.

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It's on like Donkey Kong: A Brief History [Westword]

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Michael-Dukakis
Michael Dukakis

That jab at Ice Cube under the 1990's was... cold.