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'Backronym' crowdfunds itself into Oxford English Dictionary


Re: 'Meh'

The tongue click by separation of tongue from palate to express disapproval, and the one that is incorpated as a consonant in Xhosa, which children everywhere like to play with, also the glottal catch in Scots, no doubt all go back to our prelingual chimp-like ancestors.

OED may not mention the onomatopoeia of 'tut' or 'tsk', but it is blindingly obvious.

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