argle-bargle morble whoosh

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argle-bargle morble whoosh

  1. (humorous) Expressing confusion as if under the influence of LSD.
    • Frito smiled diplomatically, but was suddenly stricken by a severe stomachache. His eyes began to roll and he felt very light-headed. Probably a touch of the banshee two-step, he thought as his ears started to ring like a dwarf's cash register. His tongue felt thick and his tail began to vibrate. Turning to Spam, he wished to ask him if he felt it, too. ¶ “Argle-bargle morble whoosh?” said Frito.
    • 1998 March 20, Matthew P Wiener, “Re: Go figure (was San Francisco book lists criticized)”, in rec.arts.books, Usenet[1], message-ID <6eu56o$7b8$1@netnews.upenn.edu>:
      >It is sad to see how permanently rebellion sets in once you let it start.
      >This is what prevents language acquisition.
      Argle bargle morble whoosh?
    • 1999 May 3, Stephen Cooke, “Re: Strangest cast ever?”, in rec.arts.tv.mst3k.misc, Usenet[2], message-ID <Pine.GSO.3.95.iB1.0.990503094656.11947F-100000@halifax.chebucto.ns.ca>:
      Well, LSD does play a part in the plot of Skidoo, and rumour has it Otto Pebblejar took some himself to get the feel of it for the film. I'm trying to imagine the camp comander of Stalag 17 on acid...and it's not a pretty picture. ¶ Ve haf vays to make.....argle bargle morble vooosh!
    • 1999 July 31, Robert Vincent Walker-Smith, “Re: Harvard Lampoon's "Bored of the Rings"?”, in rec.games.frp.dnd, Usenet[3], message-ID <19990731150648.10180.00004096@ng-ff1.aol.com>:
      During games in college, I would occasionally (IC and OOC) express bewilderment by uttering, "Argle bargle morble whoosh?" Finally, another player pinned me to the couch and demanded, "No argling, and no bargling!" He had never read the book.