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Entry from January 23, 2021
“Gender neutral non-binary older sibling is watching you”

"Big Brother is watching you” is a famous saying from George Orwell’s dystopian 1949 novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. However, some might possibly find “brother” to be offensive. “Gender neutral non-binary older sibling is watching you” is a jocular saying that has been printed on several images.

“Big Sibling Watching You” was printed in the Honolulu (HI) Advertiser on November 27, 1978. “Big Sibling is watching you” was printed in the Canadian Medical Association Journal on March 1984. “Big Sibling is watching you” was printed in Newsday (Long Island, NY) on December 5, 1990. “‘Big Sibling Is Watching You’ has been an anti-PC joke since at least the 80’s” was posted on Twitter by Will Collier on August 8, 2017.

“Just saw a sign saying: ‘Size-enhanced, non-gender specific sibling is watching you’” was posted on Twitter by Victoria on September 20, 2012. “Police state big non gender specific sibling is watching you http://fb.me/8rSjEcOrQ” was posted on Twitter by Steven Douglas Whitener on October 6, 2016. “Gender neutral non-binary older sibling is watching you” was posted on Twitter by Bat Country on March 27, 2019.


Wikipedia: Big Brother (Nineteen Eighty-Four)
Big Brother is a fictional character and symbol in George Orwell’s dystopian 1949 novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. He is ostensibly the leader of Oceania, a totalitarian state wherein the ruling party Ingsoc wields total power “for its own sake” over the inhabitants. In the society that Orwell describes, every citizen is under constant surveillance by the authorities, mainly by telescreens (with the exception of the Proles). The people are constantly reminded of this by the slogan “Big Brother is watching you”: a maxim that is ubiquitously on display.

In modern culture, the term “Big Brother” has entered the lexicon as a synonym for abuse of government power, particularly in respect to civil liberties, often specifically related to mass surveillance.

Newspapers.com
27 November 1978, Honolulu (HI) Advertiser, “Grade inflation triggers deflation at UH” by Tom Kaser, pg. A-6, col. 2:
“Discussing grade can be a tacky business, with sundry alarums about academic freedom, grading-by-the-curve, Big Sibling Watching You, etc.

OCLC WorldCat record
Medicine in the 21st century: 3. Big Sibling is watching you
Author: David Woods
Edition/Format: Article Article
Publication: Canadian Medical Association Journal, v130 n5 (19840301): 547

5 December 1990, Newsday (Long Island, NY), “A Losing Battle Vs. Campus Thought Police Series: Last of a two-part series” by Mona Charen, pg. 132:
The student newspaper actually endorsed the concept of academic freedom, and one student wrote a spirited opinion piece decrying the thought control on campus. “The list of politically correct euphemisms is endless and ever-changing,” wrote Gary Holtzman. “Big Sibling is watching you.”

Twitter
Douglas Galbi
@DouglasGalbi
Big Sibling is watching you http://goo.gl/fb/hkqzP
12:06 PM · Oct 10, 2010·Google

Twitter
John
@brojoghost
Elder Male Sibling is watching you! http://twitpic.com/9j6l90
1:34 PM · May 9, 2012·Twitpic

Twitter
Victoria
@victoriousone92
Just saw a sign saying: “Size-enhanced, non-gender specific sibling is watching you.”
#whatyoudidthereisseenbyme
11:42 AM · Sep 20, 2012·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Arthur Pewbglount QC
@Tigzy_J
Replying to @BEATandDELETE
@BEATandDELETE ‘Height-Privileged sibling is watching you.’
1:54 PM · Apr 11, 2014·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Steven Douglas Whitener
@dymaxionway
Police state big non gender specific sibling is watching you http://fb.me/8rSjEcOrQ
9:48 PM · Oct 6, 2016·Facebook

Twitter
Will Collier
@willcollier
Replying to @Doc_0 and @exjon
“Big Sibling Is Watching You” has been an anti-PC joke since at least the 80’s.
12:45 PM · Aug 8, 2017·TweetDeck

Twitter
Anne Oatley
@AnneOatley
Replying to @LilyLilyMaynard and @NeurolawGuy
Big Non-binary Sibling is watching you.
12:03 PM · Jan 21, 2018·Twitter Web Client

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21st-century Cassandra
@Cassandra_ENG
@jordanbpeterson
Big sibling is watching you (and your pronouns). #humankind
6:34 AM · Feb 19, 2018·Twitter Web Client

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Brian “Intrepid Populist” Firth. Shop Local
@Crosscolin88
Replying to @latimeralder and @LuluCthu
Big non gender specific Xi sibling is watching you.
5:47 AM · Apr 12, 2018·Twitter Web App

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The Conservative Woman
@TheConWom
Big Sibling is watching you – Orwell reprogrammed for our transgender times - David Mackereth
https://buff.ly/2K4MwhH
4:30 AM · Jul 29, 2018·Buffer

Twitter
President-for-Life Dr A Libertarian Rebel OBE #KBF
@A_Liberty_Rebel
VG ‘What If?’:
Big (gender-nonbinary) Sibling is Watching You - Orwell re-programmed for our transgendered times.
http://bit.ly/2LYNRrY,
via @TheConWom
Big Sibling is watching you – Orwell reprogrammed for our transgender times | The Conservative Woman
Big Sibling is watching you – Orwell reprogrammed for our transgender times
conservativewoman.co.uk
8:32 AM · Jul 29, 2018·TweetDeck

Twitter
Bat Country
@BuffaloRoam9375
Gender neutral non-binary older sibling is watching you.
11:31 PM · Mar 27, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Orange Jacket Guy
@Boise1932
Gender-neutral non-binary older sibling is watching you!
12:00 AM · Apr 3, 2019·Twitter SMS

Twitter
MJM
@Polyfusiastudio
Replying to @AndrewSmithClub and @ScottMGreer
You mean Non Binary Gender Neutral Older Sibling is watching you.
6:07 PM · Jun 6, 2019·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Seanny_Crow
@Seanny_Crow
Replying to @OrwellNGoode and @stillgray
Big non gender conforming sibling is watching you.
12:02 PM · Jun 22, 2019·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Dave
@trumpencexual
Gender Neutral Non-Binary Older Sibling Is Watching You!
11:17 AM · Jan 11, 2021·Twitter Web App

The Funny Conservative
Gender neutral non-binary older sibling is watching
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