Saturday, July 4

Fun Word

1954, American English, from exclamation
 of surprise and anger by "Chief Thunderthud" in
 "The Howdy Doody Show," 1950s children's TV show;
 used by surfers 1960s as a shout of triumph.
In the 70's, I had a poster
with Snoopy.
He was on a surfboard saying:
I wish I still had it.
Don't ever over-use a word,
because if you do,
it loses its punch.

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