Snapping your fingers in approval, a response that dates back to at least the beatnik era, is making a comeback. We think Maynard G. Krebs — the character played by Bob Denver (right) on the classic TV sitcom “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis” — would snap in approval.
Snapping your fingers in approval, a response that dates back to at least the beatnik era, is making a comeback. We think Maynard G. Krebs — the character played by Bob Denver (right) on the classic TV sitcom “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis” — would snap in approval. File photo The Associated Press
Snapping your fingers in approval, a response that dates back to at least the beatnik era, is making a comeback. We think Maynard G. Krebs — the character played by Bob Denver (right) on the classic TV sitcom “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis” — would snap in approval. File photo The Associated Press

Is snapping the new clapping? Beatnik-era response makes a comeback

November 29, 2015 6:54 PM