Mantra of the moment

Zippy and his acquaintances are given to picking up and chanting “found mantras”, expressions that they find satisfying to repeat — in episodes of what Bill Griffith calls onomatomania (or phrase repetition disorder, here):

In earlier Zippy postings on this blog we’ve experienced people shouting “Grundy Gulch” three times (here), and also the attractions of “nuclear Obama-lama-ding-dong” (here).

2 Responses to “Mantra of the moment”

  1. arnoldzwicky Says:

    On mantras: I recall a comic piece from many years ago (in print, perhaps in the New Yorker) on picking your very own mantra. One of the suggestions was the place name “Chichicastenango”, which I haven’t been able to get out of my head since I read the mantra piece. You could dance to it.

  2. Fun X 3 « Arnold Zwicky's Blog Says:

    […] X 3 By arnoldzwicky Dingburgers, Zippy among them, are easily amused — and Zippy, as we know, is amused by any number of words and other expressions, and, onomatomaniacally, ¬†likes to repeat […]

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