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DrReuniclus
DrReuniclus
Hon Hon Hon is a slang phrase which is often used to comically depict something or someone who is French, the French person or thing in question is often depicted laughing, sporting a moustache and sometimes including the “Baguette. Eiffel Tower” catchphrase.
DrReuniclus
DrReuniclus
On May 13th, 2005, Straightdope[2] forum user Scott Plaid added a thread titled “Origin, first appearance, and meaning of “Hon, Hon, Hon!”, the pseudo-French laugh,” which explained it was first used in a since deleted web comic Skirting Danger.
DrReuniclus
DrReuniclus
On March 29th, 2006, Urban Dictionary[4] user erin and seymira submitted and entry for the similiarly spelled rhon hon hon which defined it as:
“a deep, somewhat evil sounding laugh in a french accent.”
On August 2nd, 2010, Ubran Dictionary[1] user completely illiterate submitted an entry for hon hon hon which defined it as:
“the sound of French laughter, in all its nasally glory."
DrReuniclus
DrReuniclus
On September 27th, 2013, YouTuber Hisao Nakai[3] uploaded a video titled “French Spider” which featured an animated spider repeating hon hon hon over and over. Within a year the video gained over 13,000 views.
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