I saw a license plate that said KWIJYBO

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For some reason, I have a particular fondness for Season 1 references specifically, even though it's the season I enjoy watching the least.

billstevejim (billstevejim), Saturday, 4 February 2006 23:45 (eleven years ago) Permalink

c(''c) (Leee), Sunday, 5 February 2006 02:14 (eleven years ago) Permalink

There's a shirt store called kwijibo[sic] in San Francisco. It's a misspelt simpsons reference :)

mikef (mfleming), Sunday, 5 February 2006 03:59 (eleven years ago) Permalink

What is kwijibo?

I like when Jub-Jub, Selma's iguana is mentioned.

Mr. Latham Green (hanle y 3000), Sunday, 5 February 2006 04:05 (eleven years ago) Permalink

From Wikipedia:

Kwyjibo (IPA: /?kw?d?i?bo/) is a fictitious word made up by Bart Simpson during a game of Scrabble with his family. In the episode "Bart the Genius," Bart puts "Kwyjibo" on the board, scoring more than 150 points. When Homer demands Bart say what a Kwyjibo is, Bart replies, "A big, dumb, balding North American ape… with no chin." Marge adds in, "…and a short temper." At this point, Homer chases Bart away, causing him to exclaim, "Uh oh! Kwyjibo on the loose!"

chap who would dare to be drunk on the internet (chap), Sunday, 5 February 2006 04:16 (eleven years ago) Permalink


Mr Jones (Mr Jones), Sunday, 5 February 2006 04:52 (eleven years ago) Permalink

I love the formal "causing him to exclaim" in that excerpt. It makes The Simpsons seem more scholarly.

I read an amusing piece in a magazine about a ten year-old who impressed his teacher by starting an essay with the phrase "it is a great paradox that in order to have freedom, we must have law and order". It turned out to be a quote from The Simpsons.

accentmonkey (accentmonkey), Sunday, 5 February 2006 10:33 (eleven years ago) Permalink

Like when I quoted Thoreau and my teacher was impressed-=- but the quote come from a constantly repeated MTV commercial on at the time. Of course, I was old enough at the time to be familiar with Thoreau.

Mr Jones (Mr Jones), Sunday, 5 February 2006 11:15 (eleven years ago) Permalink

four years pass...

It's no kwijybo, but nonetheless:


EDB, Tuesday, 30 November 2010 21:48 (seven years ago) Permalink

one year passes...

i saw a license plate just now that said BONG

get wolves (get bent), Monday, 7 May 2012 20:47 (five years ago) Permalink

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