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    Hi! Some tags and words spoken by the Simpsons' as below are quite impressive to me!

    Homer: D'oh

    Bart: ay caramba; cowabunga; See ya in the funny pages; Shilver my timber...

    I wonder whether I sound wacky or childish if I, an adult, say any of these. Could someone please answer this question for me? Thanks!


    PS: The Simpsons refers to the American cartoon.


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    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Hi! Some tags and words spoken by the Simpsons' as below are quite impressive to me!

    Homer: D'oh

    Bart: ay caramba; cowabunga; See ya in the funny pages; Shilver my timber...

    I wonder whether I sound wacky or childish if I, an adult, say any of these. Could someone please answer this question for me? Thanks!


    PS: The Simpsons refers to the American cartoon.
    I think you probably would; however sounding wacky or childish isn't always a bad thing

    I believe there's a time a place for all of the mind's perculiarities. In other words: you wouldn't say these things to a university lecturer or a person you'd just met - but it would be fine in the company of a good friend or perhaps a family member.

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    Colloquium, thank you for your input.


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    Bart: ay caramba; cowabunga; See ya in the funny pages; Shilver my timber...>> "Shiver my timbers" >>Shiver my timbers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    D'oh! I misspelt them.

    Thank you very much, Anglika.

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    Re: The Simpsons' Tags and Words

    As regular viewers know, "D'oh!" is something Homer says when he has made a mistake (which is often).


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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    As regular viewers know, "D'oh!" is something Homer says when he has made a mistake (which is often).

    Yes, his trademark. I would be a female version of Homer in life if I say it.

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    Re: The Simpsons' Tags and Words

    "D'oh!" and "Ay, carumba!" wouldn't sound out of place or childish. I've heard many adults use these expressions when they make a mistake or discover that they've just done something stupid. "Shiver me timbers!" would probably only be appropriate on Talk Like a Pirate Day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    "D'oh!" and "Ay, carumba!" wouldn't sound out of place or childish. I've heard many adults use these expressions when they make a mistake or discover that they've just done something stupid. "Shiver me timbers!" would probably only be appropriate on Talk Like a Pirate Day.
    Thank you, Ouisch!

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