kateoplis:

First documented Dap greeting, from Tarzan Escapes, 1936 
Wiki: 

The term dap may have originated as an acronym for dignity and pride, or may have been backronymed. According to one tale, it was introduced to and popularly used by African-American soldiers by Marine Captain John Dapolito during the Vietnam War. It appears to have been introduced to Western culture through film.

kateoplis:

First documented Dap greeting, from Tarzan Escapes, 1936 

Wiki

The term dap may have originated as an acronym for dignity and pride, or may have been backronymed. According to one tale, it was introduced to and popularly used by African-American soldiers by Marine Captain John Dapolito during the Vietnam War. It appears to have been introduced to Western culture through film.

nprfreshair:

This is awesome

Folklorist Alan Lomax spent his career documenting folk music traditions from around the world. Now thousands of the songs and interviews he recorded are available for free online, many for the first time. It’s part of what Lomax envisioned for the collection — long before the age of the Internet.

Related: Alan Lomax on Fresh Air

Wow, that is awesome.

Moby’s gonna have a field day.