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The Simpsons television series has used many interesting words and phrases over the years, the most famous of which is Homer's saying: "D'oh!", which is referred to in scripts, as well as several episode names, as "annoyed grunt". D'oh is now listed in the Oxford English Dictionary and even in smaller ones such as OUP's one volume Oxford Dictionary of English (second edition).
The Simpsons has coined some new words, phrases, portmanteaux, and abbreviations, popularized some existing words and phrases, and also used some existing words and phrases in new ways. This page lists all three (but does not currently differentiate between them): here.


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Oct. 18th, 2005 01:40 pm (UTC)
Thanks for posting this. It was mighty cromulent of you. This knowledge will embiggen us.
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