Talk:phwoar

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--Connel MacKenzie 06:43, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

I can confirm that this is a standard onomatopeic intejection, usage goes something like;
That Scarlet Johansen, 'phwoar!


Also, some quotes from Google books;
2005 "She's a bit of all right, hey?" He rolls his eyes. Pouts up his lips. Makes wavy motions with his hands. "Phwoar! Hey? Phwoar! Bet you both fancy her, hey? - M. E. Allen Gotta Get Some Bish Bash Bosh Page 149
2002 The first time I ever saw Alex I thought, Phwoar, I'd like to get into his pants. And he looked at me and thought exactly the same thing: It was a true - Jenny Colgan Amanda's Wedding Page 16

--Williamsayers79 08:44, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

This is very common in the British tabloid press. --Dmol 08:50, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

<TIC>Which is an even better reason for banishing it than an appearance in urban dictionary</TIC>. Moglex 09:12, 20 November 2006 (UTC)
I agree the tabloids are total kak but you can't just bannish this word because you don't like it! There are cites and it is in common use.--Williamsayers79 15:50, 20 November 2006 (UTC)
'<TIC>' means 'Tongue In Cheek'. I wasn't seriously suggesting that words should be banned just because they're in the Sun. Moglex 16:54, 20 November 2006 (UTC)
Appologies for my curt reply, my internet jargon is pish since I have reclusive tendencies and only understand English and Geordie ;-) --Williamsayers79 12:00, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

I'd have thought it was nonsense, but: Kersti Börjars, Kate Burridge, Introducing English Grammar (2001) p. 45: Interjections include items like rats!, phwoar!, yuck! and shhh!, and are quite peripheral to the language.[1]. So, there you have it... bd2412 T 19:18, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Rfvpassed. Andrew massyn 14:00, 31 January 2007 (UTC)



this isn't a word you idiots 114.76.153.199

I agree the we are total idiots but you can't just bannish this word because you don't like it! There are cites and it is in common use.--Williamsayers79 15:50, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

-- yes it is you stupid person, i use it a lot and its used by other people, also its made of letters. sounds like the textbook definition of a word to me 78.56.19.56 07:28, 15 May 2010 (UTC)

actually it has to be in use by a lot of people who aren't total idiots (secret definition for wiktionary masters only) so you don't count 114.76.153.199