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Man Reminds Us Which Movie the Term “Snowflake” Came From and it’s Too Good

You might not remember a time when the term "snowflake" wasn't a part of the cultural zeitgeist, but it had to come from somewhere — right? Well one man on TikTok is sharing the long-forgotten history of the expression. And we bet that you had no idea that it came from this cult classic movie. 

The incredible mic drop moment was posted onto the internet by TikTok creator @dancinwayne2, who truly blew our minds with this information. Take a look!

"When people call you a "snowflake" just remember they're quoting Fight Club," the tweet Wayne shared in the footage reads. "A satire written by a gay man about how fragile male fragility causes men to destroy themselves, resent society, and become radicalized..." it states. Wow, we're going to need to re-read that several times because it's just so interesting! "Oh snowflakes," he joked in the caption. 

With over 495,000 views, it seems like this was news to a lot of other people too. "I learned something new," @jperduchesh wrote. "You learn something new everyday!" @lilacjream exclaimed. "I knew I didn’t understand Fight Club thank you, thank you for this, thank you, thank you, thank you," @luvmesmtiktok praised. "I honestly did not know this and now I’m glad I do," @scottishpotatoqueen added. 

For the uninformed, Fight Club is a 1999 film adaptation of a novel by Chuck Palahniuk where a man discovers a secret underground organization where men fight each other for fun. Of course, given how the term is often used today, it's almost hard to believe that the phrase "snowflake" had these origins. But this video has definitely has given us a lot of think about.