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21st Sep '17 6:56:16 PM foxley
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[[folder:Radio]]
* On ''Radio/ImSorryIllReadThatAgain'', Bill is strongly of the opinion that "terrapins" is an inherently funny word and tries repeatedly to make it the programme's CatchPhrase. Everyone else in the cast is baffled by this.
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* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'' uses 'arugula' as an inherently funny word. Especially funny when John Astin says it.
9th Sep '17 5:35:13 PM nombretomado
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* [[BenCroshaw Ben 'Yahtzee' Croshaw]] has found one for himself near the end of '[[LetsPlay/LetsDrownOut Let's Play Normality]]', it was [[spoiler: boobie boobie bum bum.]] Made him laugh so hard he started to leaked tears.

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* [[BenCroshaw [[Creator/BenCroshaw Ben 'Yahtzee' Croshaw]] has found one for himself near the end of '[[LetsPlay/LetsDrownOut Let's Play Normality]]', it was [[spoiler: boobie boobie bum bum.]] Made him laugh so hard he started to leaked tears.
29th Aug '17 5:26:49 AM LlamaAdventure
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--> '''Narrator:''' First they take the dinglebop, and they smooth it out with a bunch of schleem [...] They take the dinglebop and they push it through the grumbo, where the fleeb is rubbed against it. [...] Then a Schlami shows up, and rubs it and spits on it.
29th Aug '17 5:21:51 AM LlamaAdventure
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* Various alien names, locations and terms in ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'' (i.e. Gazorpazorp, Krombopulos Michael, St. Gloopy Noops Hospital) are clearly made to invoke this, but it reaches critical mass with the Plumbus segment in ''Interdimensional Cable 2'', which is a machine gun barrage of goofy-sounding nonsense words.
2nd Aug '17 7:19:27 AM Veanne
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* And now (Summer 2017) [[ForScience science has determined]] the list of these: http://www.sci-news.com/othersciences/psychology/funniest-english-words-05093.html
28th Jul '17 1:06:50 AM RedMuseAniMusic
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-->'''Scientist 2:''' Not Funny

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-->'''Scientist 2:''' Not Funnyfunny



-->'''Scientist 2:''' Not Funny

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-->'''Scientist 2:''' Not Funnyfunny



-->'''Scientist 2:''': Extremely funny
-->'''Scientist 1:'''Lion

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-->'''Scientist 2:''': 2:''' Extremely funny
-->'''Scientist 1:'''Lion1:''' Lion
7th Jul '17 10:05:35 PM Kartoonkid95
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* Used in an announcer spiel for an old "We'll be back" bumper for ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' on Creator/CartoonNetwork.
-->'''Announcer:''' Stick around, Tom had to run out for some ointment. Funny word, ointment. ''Ointment!'' Where was I? Oh yeah, ''Tom and Jerry'' will be right back.
6th Jul '17 9:22:01 PM Gamermaster
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* Tsukasa from ''Manga/LuckyStar'' considers "Barusamiko suu" (balsamic vinegar) to be this.
10th Jun '17 11:24:30 PM ThePocket
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Fact: Whether by pronunciation, spelling, or use, some words are just plain funny to certain characters. Warning: Do not use any of these words to try to [[WordSaladHumor make an unfunny sentence funny]].

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Fact: Whether by pronunciation, spelling, or use, some words are just plain funny to certain characters. Warning: Do not use any of these words to try to [[WordSaladHumor make an unfunny sentence funny]].
funny]]. Tends to overlap with IJustLikeSayingTheWord, as in the case of the page image.
1st Jun '17 4:54:10 PM ChrisTheS
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* In a note on ''Webcomic/StarMares'' in which [[NoodleIncident an incident at Rainbow Dash's quincentennial celebration that allegedly rendered Twilight Sparkle unable to look at mayonnaise for weeks]] is discussed, the author states "originally it was salad, but mayonnaise is a funnier word."
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