The Tipping Point


Malcolm Gladwell

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Hush Puppies

Malcolm Gladwell uses many concrete examples throughout his book, but arguably the most important example he uses is the Hush Puppy, a kind of shoe popular in the 1950s that briefly became “hip” again in…

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Paul Revere’s ride

Another symbol that Gladwell refers to again and again is Paul Revere’s famous “midnight ride” of 1775, during which Revere was able to warn thousands of people throughout Massachusetts about the impending invasion of…

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