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  • Isn't "splut" the sound that's made by a Wall Street banker's head after angry citizens, who have been holding him upside down outside a 47th-floor window, lose their grip on his Gucci loafers and he arrows into the pavement?

    The mystery of the beard 2009

  • Anyhoo, I just wanted to say that I have no idea what, exactly, a "splut" might be, but as long it won't clog up the scuppers or overflow the gurrybutts nothing at all like counsellor von Ebers' "furry butts", welcome aboard.

    The mystery of the beard 2009

  • Why don't we splut the delegates in proportion to the current pledged delegate count? mitchell from arkansaw

    Clinton makes personal appeal to Obama on delegates 2008

  • Then Mr. Van Daan barked and Mr.. Van Daan splut - tered, Dussel tried to calm them down, and Mommy shouted.

    Tales From The Secret Annex Frank, Anne 1983

  • He passed them and followed behind Moonglum through the stone corridors of the fortress, lit badly by splut - tering rushes.

    Storm Bringer Moorcock, Michael 1963

  • He passed them and followed behind Moonglum through the stone corridors of the fortress, lit badly by splut - tering rushes.

    Stormbringer Moorcock, Michael, 1939- 1963

  • The car was spluttering and heaving-it had been splut-tering for a minute, I think, before I noticed it, for I had been examining Pyle's innocent question: 'Are you playing stright?'

    The Quiet American Greene, Graham, 1904-1991 1955

  • I tell ye he was in two pieces, splut clean uz a herrin '.

    The Strength of the Strong Jack London 1896

  • The figure stood up when it reached the middle of the hall, and mopped its eyes with a dirty rag that it carried in its hand; after which it held the rag over the umbrella-stand and wrung it out, as washerwomen wring out clothes, and the dark drippings fell into the tray with a dull, heavy splut.

    John Ingerfield and Other Stories 1893

  • I don't got's NO use fer no Civil Liberties … civil liberties is fer commies an liberals … an i don want no commies aroun muh town … and i don wan no rights either … just what are these 'rights' anyway? bunch o 'commie boolsheeit's whad i thunk … guhar … har. .splut!

    Alex Jones' Prison 2009


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  • An excellent and very accurate onomatopoeia that I first saw in a Garfield cartoon when Garfield smacked Jon's head into a bowl of (I think) soup.

    April 14, 2009