Re: Wonk, Wonk, Wonk...

Marie K Conrad (mkconrad@ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU)
Fri, 17 May 1996 10:29:28 -0400

Mr. Langdon,
"Wonk, wonk, wonk . . . " is the universal signal that the following
information is a joke. I believe, and Mr. Geiger can affirm or deny this,
that the "wonk" derives from all Marx Brothers skits, and is usually
accompanied by some kind of semi-rude gestures involving the armpit.
Marie Conrad