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  • Superman, Batman, Captain Marvel, Dick Tracy: a brave new Technicolor world of momentous, universe-changing action and teeming metropolises, even the ejaculations, SHAZAM! and BLAMM! and ZOKK! a thousand times more heroic than the small-time COO!

    Kalooki Nights

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  • It's fee-ee-ee-ee-ww-ww-ww-kreng!

    November 17, 2009

  • Tremendous! The first time I've ever heard a Wordie! (um, other than those I know in "real life").

    We've been following pee wee around recording her take on things, I'm now inspired to add a few choice nuggets of hers, too :-)

    November 17, 2009

  • What's that list that has the sounds of a piano being pushed off a balcony (or something similar)? I love to hear someone have a go at those pronunciations.

    November 17, 2009

  • I forgot to make my compliments to uselessness for his pronunciation.

    November 17, 2009

  • Got it right on target uselessness!! I'd reconsider my username now if I were you! ;-)

    November 17, 2009

  • Haha! Excellent!

    November 17, 2009

  • I'm favoriting just for the pronunciation by uselessness!

    November 17, 2009

  • And now that we're on Wordnik, the whole point is moot.

    November 17, 2009

  • Two years later and I'm not John, but: it may have been Synonym, although that one isn't wholly capitalised.

    July 21, 2009

  • Oooo! Hey John, where's the other word???

    January 31, 2007

  • Surely the only word on this site worthy of all-caps (and an exclamation point).

    January 27, 2007

  • hee! I suppose I was enough of an "early adopter" that I managed to sneak that word in before the lowercase rules, as John says.

    January 27, 2007

  • I suspect this is one of the handful of words that snuck in before I realized that lack of standardization with case would cause more problems than I was willing to handle. It's prevented in code (everything is lowercased by the system), except for a very few older words. I actually thought there was only one in here, but clearly there's at least two :-).

    January 26, 2007

  • how did you capitalize this?

    January 26, 2007