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reesetee commented on the word hippopotamonomatopoeia
Ah! I thought it sounded familiar! It's been a long time since I read that book....
November 10, 2007
mollusque commented on the word hippopotamonomatopoeia
Thanks, reesetee! You'll be pleased to know that the train/custard image also comes from The Phantom Tollboth. (See octopus).
November 9, 2007
Haha! Excellent, mollusque! *trying to imagine a mountain of custard, let alone a freight train hitting it*
The representation of an enormously loud or prolonged sound, such as a fast-moving freight train being derailed into a mountain of custard.