[Ads-l] womp womp

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Sat Jun 23 10:38:11 EDT 2018


On 6/23/2018 10:21 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> Actually, I was surprised that CL emitted only two womps.
>
> Three is also common.
>
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The "womp womp" i.e. "sad trombone" is found with *4* womps in several 
YouTube clips.

Is this definitely equivalent to the CL sound(s)?

-- Doug Wilson

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