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[[Image:Oom-pah_Horton_Hears_a_Who.png|right]]Brass instrument native to the Whovian people of Whoville, who live on a speck of dust. When their world is threatened, they use this instrument to make noise enough to be heard by larger creatures. From the 1954 children's picture book ''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horton_Hears_a_Who! Horton Hears a Who!]'' by Dr. Seuss.
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[[Image:Oom-pah_Horton_Hears_a_Who.png|frame|right|alt=Oom-pah from Dr. Seuss's Horton Hears a Who!|The oom-pah and boom-pah are in there somewhere...]]Brass instrument native to the Whovian people of Whoville, who live on a speck of dust. When their world is threatened, they use this instrument to make noise enough to be heard by larger creatures. From the 1954 children's picture book ''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horton_Hears_a_Who! Horton Hears a Who!]'' by Dr. Seuss.
  
 
Boom-pah rhymes with "oompah," an onomatopoeic word based on the sound of a tuba. "Oompah" dates back to the late 1870s.
 
Boom-pah rhymes with "oompah," an onomatopoeic word based on the sound of a tuba. "Oompah" dates back to the late 1870s.

Latest revision as of 05:09, 12 September 2019

Oom-pah from Dr. Seuss's Horton Hears a Who!
The oom-pah and boom-pah are in there somewhere...
Brass instrument native to the Whovian people of Whoville, who live on a speck of dust. When their world is threatened, they use this instrument to make noise enough to be heard by larger creatures. From the 1954 children's picture book Horton Hears a Who! by Dr. Seuss.

Boom-pah rhymes with "oompah," an onomatopoeic word based on the sound of a tuba. "Oompah" dates back to the late 1870s.

They blew on bazookas and blasted great toots

On clarinets, oom-pahs and boom-pahs and flutes!

Great gusts of loud racket rang high through the air.

They rattled and shook the whole sky!

See also