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6 Better Meanings For the Term ‘Quibi,’ Ranked

The billion-dollar streaming service with the five-dollar name launches this week

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2 min readApr 7, 2020


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6. An Obscure Acronym For “Quite Unusual Internet Business Investment”

With nearly $2 billion in capital before it even launched, the mobile-only platform isn’t just well-funded — it’s damn near unprecedented.

5. The Newest Member of the YBN Crew

Nahmir, Glizzy, Cordae, Quibi. Why not?

4. Jell-O’s Planned Meat Substitute

It wiggles. It jiggles. It… quibbles? Dunno, Julia in Marketing seemed convinced it was a good idea.

3. Contorted New Slang Popeyes Is Trying to Make Happen

“Hey fellow kids: chicken is … [consults Black Twitter circa 2017] … lit! Beef is … [riffles furiously through dogeared youth-pastor pamphlet] … whiggity-whack! So tell ya ‘peeps’ to quit beefin’ — or #quibi for short! Fav if you somehow think we’re not the police…