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Latest revision as of 05:11, 12 September 2019Horton Hears a Who! by Dr. Seuss.
"Oompah" is an onomatopoeic word, based on the sound of a tuba, and 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!