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Entry from May 31, 2021
Quaranteaming (quarantine + teaming)

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic caused people to quarantine together and form a “quaranteam” (quarantine + team). “Quaranteam” > Quarantine” was posted on Twitter by MIKEY on January 13, 2012, but the term became popular in March 2020.

“Dion Waiters might get signed to lead the Coronavirus quaranteam” (a basketball team) was posted on Twitter by Matt Boyer on February 7, 2020. “There’s no I in quaranteam” was posted on Twitter by Zach Klipp on March 3, 2020. “My husband has started referring to us as a quaranteam” was posted on Twitter by primitiveradio on March 13, 2020. ”Quaranteam The people you choose to live with during a coronavirus quarantine” was entered in the Urban Dictionary on March 21, 2020.

“Quaranteaming” (quarantine + teaming) means forming quaranteams. “The age of quaranteaming” was posted on Twitter by Ali Bajwa on March 17, 2020. “QUARANTEAMING: Thanks to the Crotty family for taking me along today’s challenge!” was posted on Twitter by Nikki Torres on March 18, 2020.

Wikipedia: COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic, also known as the coronavirus pandemic, is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. The outbreak was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern in January 2020 and a pandemic in March 2020.

@PyroBarz “Quaranteam” > Quarantine. Why are we being isolated?? From what?? Explain?!
4:00 PM · Jan 13, 2012·Echofon

Matt Boyer
Everyone wants a piece of Jordan Bell. On the other hand, Dion Waiters might get signed to lead the Coronavirus quaranteam.
1:40 AM · Feb 7, 2020·Twitter for Android

Zach Klipp Abolish Police #BlackLivesMatter #ACAB
Replying to @kyleve @rjrjr and @wooster
There’s no I in quaranteam
2:41 AM · Mar 3, 2020·Twitter for Android

Hisham Ziauddeen
Replying to @RoseStokes and @Sathnam
Be my Quarantine
6:07 PM · Mar 9, 2020·Twitter Web App

Amanda Lac
You, me, and coronavirus. We could be a quaranteam.
1:13 PM · Mar 11, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Day one: my husband refuses to use the term quaranteam.
11:22 PM · Mar 11, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

My husband has started referring to us as a quaranteam
7:56 PM · Mar 13, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Ali Bajwa
@cbcgeek hi, in the age of quaranteaming, any good reads/research on improving communication within organizations using behavioural insights.
3:09 PM · Mar 17, 2020·Twitter for Android

Nikki Torres
QUARANTEAMING: Thanks to the Crotty family for taking me along today’s challenge! Learning from home can be difficult. Kids can get antsy and bored.
A Spokane family created something for anyone to participate in.
10:28 PM · Mar 18, 2020·Twitter Web App

Gord Macey
“Let’s go back to my place and make a quaranteam.”
3:54 PM · Mar 19, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

Urban Dictionary
The people you choose to live with during a coronavirus quarantine.
My girlfriend lives by herself, so my roommates and I have included her in our quaranteam
by Faquat March 21, 2020

Urban Dictionary
Quaran-team - the individuals, family members, friends that you are secluded with during a pandemic.
My Quaran-team is best!! we do everything together! Because we can not go outside next to other people that don’t live with us.
by Delishyy March 27, 2020

aimee whyte
Quarantining has inspired some “new” words: quarantini, queerantine, quaranteam… what else have you seen? #quarantine
12:01 PM · Mar 28, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

MindBOyd Green
What To Consider Before You Start “Quaranteaming” With Friends
Abby Moore
April 25, 2020 — 12:04 PM
There’s no question that many people miss spending time with friends and family. And let’s face it, many people are probably sick of seeing their roommates or family members who live with them. As a solution to both cases, some people are choosing to move in with people outside of their normal household. The term has been dubbed “quaranteaming,” and though it may be fun, is it safe?

What to Consider Before You Try ‘Quaranteaming’
Written by Brian Krans on May 7, 2020 —
. As shelter-in-place orders continue in many states, some people are giving up their isolation to join a “quaranteam.”
. A quaranteam is a bubble of people who create their own tight-knit social circle that doesn’t interact with others outside their group.

PBS Newshour
How to form a COVID-19 social ‘bubble’ or ‘quaranteam’
By Megan Thompson
May 23, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

No thank you to the term “quaranteaming”.
1:03 PM · Jul 27, 2020·Twitter Web App

6 Pandemic Portmanteaus (Electric Mile)
Feb 5, 2021
Palm Springs Linguist
Visit Insomniac’s Electric Mile while counting down 6 pandemic portmanteau words.  Many new words have been coined to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic including several frankenwords.  Learn some of the most popular portmanteaus including a killer one in Spanish!  Think of the Electric Mile as a drive through combination of Disney’s Electrical Parade and a 1990’s rave.  Who says you can’t have fun and still social distance?
("Quaranteam" is at 1:48 in the video.—ed.)

Instant Offices
“Quaranteam: a group of people who interact with each other but nobody else” - Instant has collated several words and phrases that have entered our day-to-day work vocabulary and become part of our ‘new normal’ - @PALifeMag https://palife.co.uk/in-depth/the-wfh-buzzwords-that-has-become-the-new-normal-in-2021/ #WorkFromHome
8:02 AM · Mar 11, 2021·Hootsuite Inc.

TRT World
How the pandemic changed our vocabulary
May 29, 2021
Quaranteam: A group of people you isolate in a common household together or a bubble of trusted people who don’t meet anyone else but the group in order to avoid infection.

mubashir bashir
Covid-Vocab-Covid not only changed our world but our words as well.Lockdown, Quarantine, ​Quaranteam, Doomscrolling, ​Anthropause,​Videofurbishing, Comorbidity, Zoom fatigue, zoombombing, social distancing, covididiot, jab, Asymptomatic, sanitary cordon, security bubble,..
4:24 AM · May 30, 2021·Twitter Web App

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