Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Literary Theory Explained

Girl: Did you just say “jubble”? That can’t be a real word.
Guy: It’s like silent onomatopoeia
Girl: There’s no such thing as silent onomatopoeia. The very definition of onomatopoeia defies silence.
Guy: Well, it’s like the sound boobs would make if they made a sound. They would go “jubble, jubble, jubble.”
Girl: I’m afraid I’m going to have to smack you now. Seriously.

From one of my favorite blogs, Overheard in New York:


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