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Ha, Ha, How to Laugh

Postby Slava » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:59 pm

How to write the sound of laughter? Here's an piece from The Atlantic that tells the story in several languages:
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/a ... es/266175/

Does anyone have any others to add?
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Re: Ha, Ha, How to Laugh

Postby Perry Lassiter » Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:53 am

Extreme, almost maniacal laughter among my FB friends is often Bahahaha or Bwahaha, with the number of ha's variable.
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Re: Ha, Ha, How to Laugh

Postby Slava » Sat Dec 15, 2012 1:18 am

Perry Lassiter wrote:Extreme, almost maniacal laughter among my FB friends is often Bahahaha or Bwahaha, with the number of ha's variable.

I expect this is courtesy of Dilbert and Dogbert. Assuming it's original to them.
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Re: Ha, Ha, How to Laugh

Postby Philip Hudson » Sat Dec 15, 2012 2:38 am

Here is a thread to which I have nothing to contribute. I'm plum stonied. Translation from Redneck to English " I'm totally astonished."
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