MEMernet: Domestic Violence, Rhodes Scholar, and Freddy Krueger 

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Domestic Violence

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation tweeted Monday that domestic violence rises during the holidays, but those holidays "might surprise you," and posted this sobering infographic.

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Posted to Twitter by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation


Rhodes College got brief time in the national spotlight last week. President Donald Trump's press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said prospective Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett was a "Rhodes scholar."

She was not. The Twitterati straightened it out. Bloomberg reporter Josh Wingrove's tweet on it was retweeted more than 48,000 times.

"'She also is a Rhodes scholar,' Trump's @PressSec says of Amy Coney Barrett, who did not receive a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford, but instead received her B.A. from Rhodes College in Tennessee."

McEnany acknowledged the flub saying, "My bad."

Lot going on here

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Posted to YouTube by Kingpin Skinny Pimp

Memphis rapper Kingpin Skinny Pimp posted a brief YouTube video from a Hollywood sidewalk this week.

In it, Freddy Krueger — in a perfect Southern accent and with a flourish of his famous knives — proclaims "North Memphis, baby!"

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