Talk:Coinage

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What goes in this article?[edit]

It has come to my attention that people are not entirely sure how to deal with the style and layout of this article. And for that reason, it may result in clutter, avoiding of potential articles and so forth. Therefore, I have come up with three basic rules for this article. If you disagree, you may voice your concern.

  1. Any word that is almost exclusive to Futurama (such as 'Aks'), coined by its writers (such as 'flingle') (even on other shows, such as The Simpsons (such as 'nerdlinger')) or famous for its use on Futurama (such as 'Xmas') should be in this article.
  2. If any of these words can utilise a description longer than two or three sentences, then they should also have their own article, with their short description's titles in this article linking to the article in question for further information.
  3. Use of coined by should be limited to actual knowledge of coinage. Unknown and incorrect usage should be avoided. It appears that it has been used as a first spoken/used by (or first appearance) in some cases. If you mean that, write that. We should be technically correct around here, because that is the best kind of correct.

I hope these rules are simple and straightforward and will help the article itself. --Sviptalk 12:47, 27 December 2011 (CET)

Second. --Buddy (talk) 07:40, 1 January 2012 (CET)

Name[edit]

I have two issues with this article. First of all, I think it would fit better in an article called "Terminology" rather than Coinage. Additionally, I am quite sure it is spelt "Aks" and not "Axe". Axe is something different. True though, that "Aks" is homophone with "Axe". --SvipTalk 04:29, 8 May 2008 (PDT)

Well, I named it "Coinage" because they were words/phrases that were coined by the creators. It was sort of a pun or whatever. But if we wanna move it, go for it. Though I personally don't like "Terminology" either... Perhaps "Y3K Colloquialisms" ... or something... vocabulary? Glossary? I don't know... --Buddy 01:01, 4 August 2008 (CEST)

Expansion tag[edit]

Do we really need that? I mean, it's getting larger all the time. And it'll always have room for more. --Buddy 00:59, 4 August 2008 (CEST)

I think it is appropriate to remove. --SvipTalk 02:00, 4 August 2008 (CEST)

Entry: Ambergris[edit]

Believe it or not, people actually do (or did) use a substance from the digestive tract of sperm whales as an ingredient for fragrances in the real world! (See e.g. Wikipedia's entry on ambergris ) So I guess "ambergris" shouldn't be on a list of words coined by the creators of the series. --Prof. Heizer 14:22, 7 September 2008 (BST)

That's a valid point, I just removed that section. --SvipTalk 14:45, 7 September 2008 (BST)
I knew it was a thing; who said I didn't?! I don't think they use it anymore, though. PETA and whatnot. If that link doesn't lead to an article, it should. Someone get on that. --Buddy 23:47, 7 September 2008 (BST)
More like AETH. --SvipTalk 23:54, 7 September 2008 (BST)
Is that a thing? MEAT is from the Problem with Popplers, but I can find no reference on that page. Alas! --Buddy 23:57, 7 September 2008 (BST)
Never seen A Head in the Polls? --SvipTalk 23:59, 7 September 2008 (BST)
Of course I have! It was a written joke, no? If it's dialogue, I can remember better. But yes, now I recall it. --Buddy 01:43, 8 September 2008 (BST)

Sploops! ?[edit]

Would sploops count as a word/phrase to be put into here? It was said many times by Amy after she did something clumsy. Chris of the Futurama 00:04, 22 December 2008 (UTC)

Amy uses several made up words. Dunno how many the writers came up with themselves. --SvipTalk 00:09, 22 December 2008 (UTC)
Yeah... Chris of the Futurama 00:10, 22 December 2008 (UTC)
Most of Amy's expressions are one-offs, and are never heard more than once. I think "Spluh" might be used a couple times, but several of the words in the list are only used once. If it's notable enough (or has entered nerd vernacular) it could/should be included. --Buddy 04:16, 22 December 2008 (UTC)
The thing is, how are they going to be spelled? :S Chris of the Futurama 04:18, 22 December 2008 (UTC)
Fonetiklee. --Buddy 13:35, 22 December 2008 (UTC)
Off the top of my head, i remember: guh, buh, spluh, and sploops. Chris of the Futurama 19:27, 22 December 2008 (UTC)
This just in: [1] helped me to find some of Amy's lingo:

G'uh, B'uh, Zidiot, Fl'uh, Smeesh, Spl'uh, Gu'ck, K'huh, Pukeatronic!, Jazzercising, Sploops!, Globviously. Chris of the Futurama 15:53, 31 December 2008 (UTC)

Not so much "Jazzercising" that's a real thing. - Quolnok 00:57, 1 January 2009 (UTC)
Yes, i looked it up and noticed that, so i didnt include it. sounds cool. Chris of the Futurama 01:08, 1 January 2009 (UTC)

No Snu-Snu?[edit]

No Snu-Snu? I could have sworn we had it under the 'S' section. I would put it in, but I wouldn't know how to phrase it. Anyone? Anyone? Chris of the Futurama2 01:13, 14 February 2009 (UTC)

Snu-snu wasn't coined in Futurama. The commentary points out that the idea (possibly the whole episode) was based on a joke, the punchline of which was "Death by snu-snu!" --Buddy 21:37, 14 February 2009 (UTC)
Also, this. It's funny. --Buddy 21:44, 14 February 2009 (UTC)
Okay. Hahahaha. Chris of the Futurama2 01:15, 15 February 2009 (UTC)