Words at Play : Top 10 Words of the '90s

#2: D'oh

Officially referred to as "annoyed grunt" in The Simpsons scripts, Homer Simpson's signature interjection became a catchphrase of the decade (and later an audio trademark of Twentieth Century Fox).

Merriam-Webster thoughtfully defined it this way: "—used to express sudden recognition of a foolish blunder or an ironic turn of events."

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