- Coined by Lewis Carroll in his poem Jabberwocky, probably relating to snickersnee. (Wiktionary)
“And through and through/The vorpal scissors went snicker-snack!”
“Say it once, say it clearly, and if that fails, bring out the vorpal sword that goes snicker-snack!”
“Put your vorpal blade away, snicker-snack, your wit is too cutting by half. stellaa wrote on January 20, 2008 12: 21 AM: duckduckduckduck wrote on January 19, 2008 11: 54 PM: Big story in the paper .....”
“Put your vorpal blade away, snicker-snack, your wit is too cutting by half.”
“Open shutter for a brief snicker-snack, then shut and return to Pinhole for processing.”
“Backed by the confident narration of Will Lyman he could call a round of bingo and make it sound imperative, Frontline cuts snicker-snack through the confusing events and decision tree of our near-miss financial collapse.”
“He wanted to hear the wet snicker-snack of a knife slitting skin, he wanted to feel the hot rain of someone's life splatteringg on his hands, he wanted to watch the last glimmer of hope bleed from their face until finally there was only endless, dreadful nothingness.”
“One of the creatures was still mobile, and with a look of contemptuous impatience on his face, Morgan drew the broadsword at his hip — the one used for executions of wizards guilty of breaking one of the Laws of Magic — paused a beat to get the timing right, and then swung, once, twice, snicker-snack, and the zombie fell apart into a number of wriggling bits.”
“And through and through, The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!”
“The beamish boy slew the burbling jabberwock with his vorpal blade, which went snicker-snack: “He left it dead, and with its head / He went galumphing back.””
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