"You know what my favorite thing is about being a cartoonist?
I get to make up my own sound effects.
And you know what my second favorite thing is about being a cartoonist?
I get to throw stuff to the floor and try to write down the sounds they make.
"Speaking of which, here I finally had the opportunity to use 'scythe!' as a sound effect; that's really the best thing about scythes in comics - they come with their own, easily-identifiable sound effect."
— '''The B-Movie Comic
"I don't know how flinging someone actually made the sound 'fling'."
The universal sound: "Woo-oo-oo-oo-oo-oo."
—Drew Carry, Whose Line Is It Anyway?
*Sounds of distant ethereal chanting!*
In consideration of the fact that on August 27, 1883, the island of Krakatoa exploded with a force equivalent to 10,000 hydrogen bombs and produced the loudest noise in history, we deemed it wise to delete the sound effect to preserve the sanity (and ears) of our readers.
—The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck, The Cowboy Captain of the Cutty Sark