Swimmers

What does swimmers mean in anti-vax groups?

Vaccinated people

Anti-vaxxers use the term swimmers to refer to vaccinated people. You may see this term used on Instagram and Facebook, especially within anti-vax groups. Relatedly, you may also see anti-vaxxers refer to the act of getting vaxxed as "joining swim club."

Why and how this additional meaning originated is unclear, but it definitely occurred during the covid pandemic. It is likely an example of algospeak, which are slang terms that social media users use to dodge automated content moderation.

Example

Swimmers'll just put anything in their body if the government says to.

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Updated April 21, 2022

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