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  • Cartoon character in Lil' Abner strip who, 'tho well meaning is the ultimate jinx. According to creator Al Capp, "btfsplk" is a rude sound. During a public lecture by Al Capp, he demonstrated this phatic sound by closing his lips, leaving his tongue sticking out, and then blowing out air, which is also called a raspberry or Bronx cheer.

    December 2, 2006