1009: Sigh

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[[Cueball]] is mispronouncing the name of the British TV show, that is also currently show in the US, which is {{w|Downton Abbey|DownTON Abbey}} (emphasis mine). Notice the spelling. I had that same problem with the name of the show for almost a whole year.
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[[Cueball]] is mispronouncing the name of the British TV show, that is also currently show in the US, which is {{w|Downton Abbey|Downton Abbey}}. Note the removed w.
  
{{w|LMFAO}} is a ubiquitous group in the US on radio, TV and even strange commercials with [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zJWA3Vo6TU rodents riding in cars with their infectious ear worm, Party Rock Anthem]. However, this comic is a reference to another one of their songs, [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyx6JDQCslE "Sexy And I Know It."] The relevant lyrics go something like this:
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{{w|LMFAO}} is a ubiquitous group in the US on radio, TV and even strange commercials with [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zJWA3Vo6TU rodents riding in cars with their song, Party Rock Anthem]. However, this comic is a reference to another one of their songs, [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyx6JDQCslE "Sexy And I Know It."] The relevant lyrics go something like this:
  
 
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Revision as of 14:26, 9 December 2012

Sigh
If you're annoying enough, you can get them to respond with an involuntary second sigh and get a rhythm going.
Title text: If you're annoying enough, you can get them to respond with an involuntary second sigh and get a rhythm going.

Explanation

Cueball is mispronouncing the name of the British TV show, that is also currently show in the US, which is Downton Abbey. Note the removed w.

LMFAO is a ubiquitous group in the US on radio, TV and even strange commercials with rodents riding in cars with their song, Party Rock Anthem. However, this comic is a reference to another one of their songs, "Sexy And I Know It." The relevant lyrics go something like this:

sigh… girl look at that body
sigh… girl look at that body
sigh… girl look at that body
ah-ah, I work out!

Transcript

[Cueball is standing behind Megan, who's sitting and watching TV.]
Cueball: Hey, is that Downtown Abbey? What town is it in the downtown of, anyway?
Megan: *siiiiiiiigh*
Cueball: --girl look at that body.
We should thank LMFAO for giving us such a great way to respond to exasperated sighs.
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Discussion

Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, yeah! 173.245.63.180 22:59, 12 November 2013 (UTC)
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