The poop taco is a reapropriation of the long finger, the most recognized and reviled gesture in contemporary human history.
It reconstitutes the anger and frustration inherent in the common exhibition of the middle finger and repurposes a classic obscene gesticulation into a shared celebration of our community's ability to turn lemons into lemonade.
A less cliched explanation: the poop taco transforms the SHIT that we ALL endure in our daily routines into the transcendent display of a shared, yet esoteric signal, to each other and to the world at large, that while we are ALL given shit, some of US have chosen to make POOP TACOs!
Just as diamonds are pressed from coal, we strive to form a common bond, a fraternity, perhaps, even a nation-state whose only shared tenet is the poop taco.
Quite simply, one's initiation into the order is as simple as forming a V with with the index and middle fingers. This is a classic gesture, used by hippies to express their fleeting interest in peace. Similarly, hooligans in the United Kingdom use a variation to express extreme disdain toward one another. Earlier in that island's history, they used a similar gesture to express a common goal for Victory over the invading Nazis.
We have chosen to appropriate the International Sign Language gesture, used to indicate the numeral 2 (a base euphemism for "taking a dump" i.e. "I took a number two"). To the V gesture, which is an international signifier for the taco, or," the peopl...
After your not so rad friend sends you a bunch of coloured text interspersed with stupid little smilies, you say, 'Hey man, stop putting poop tacos all over my screen!'