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Funniest Sounding Word

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As the title says, just post up a word you think sounds funny, maybe explain about it if it's a weird one.

My first pick would have to be 'kinkajou' (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinkajou).

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Kumquat - a small fruit...

Aardvark - a South African anteater...

edit to add:

Mugwump... A political term for a person who can't make up their mind... "Sits on the fence of an issue with their 'mug' on side and their 'wump' on the other"...

Edited by Taun

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Kartoffelpuffer - a german word for mashed potatos. I've always loved saying this word. It just sounds so weird to me. (no offense meant to our german friends) :yes:

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I can think of one or two, but they're offensive.

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Spackle! It's always been one of my favorite words. SPACKLE SPACKLE SPACKLE!

OH!!! And dongle! lol The dongle is the piece at the end of a Mac power adapter that attaches to the computer.

Edited by RockabyeBillie
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Canoodle! (kissing and cuddling at the same time)

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diphthong - two vowel sounds occurring in the same syllable.

I also giggle every time I hear Lake Titicaca.

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Footle - to waste time

(I think)

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Cockamamie

Haggis

Gobbledygook

Rambunctious (I love this one)

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vibraslap = a percussion instrument...

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Poo

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Mandjoogoordap.

Means 'meeting place of the heart' in Noongah (Aborigine language)

There's a road that comes of one of our freeways named Mandjoogoordap Road. You should see how wide the road sign is.

...Actually found a photo of it:

IMG_1738.JPG

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Ugli: A hybrid type of citrus fruit.

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Flange

I always think it sounds like a euphemism

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I dont know why...but fiddlesticks

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Go-law-chies = Gum boots

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Go-law-chies = Gum boots

huh?

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flaccid

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Bofont

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Caulk: A waterproof filler and sealant, used in building work and repairs.

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Epiglottis ~ The flap of skin between the oesophagus and the bronchioles that prevents your food and drink from entering into your lungs.

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stickleback: a fish

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stickleback: a fish

'Suffering Sticklebacks!' -actual Aqualad exclamation

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Nozzle

squeamish

frumpy

A couple more veggies:

Rhubarb

Rudabaga

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