A Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon OccurrenceThe local newspaper here in St. Paul has a half-page section called the "Bulletin Board" where readers write in with personal observations and thoughts. One recurring theme is what is known as the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon. Simply stated, it's when something you just learned about pops up again soon after that first time. It's thought that the origin of the term stems from some one hearing about the Baader-Meinhof Gang for the first time and then seeing mention of the name shortly thereafter.More Like This
This has happened to me several times, the most recent being this evening. Last night I saw a posting here on dA by the ever-exuberant WeirdAndLovely. She posted a really fun Journal entry sharing several versions of Uptown Funk You Up. Go see it here: Uptown Funk You Up I'd never heard the song before last night, but it's really catchy and I enjoyed Molly's Journal entry quite a bit.
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