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10. Pure, non trivial, systemic, illustrative of Grimm’s Law, linguistic function
9. To buy time
8. If you are Little John, recitative rap prowess
7. If you are Dave Chappelle, apt comedy
6. To indicate you heard someone correctly but that can’t possibly be right
5. To indicate you heard nothing of what was said and are currently making up what was said for entertainment
4. Gloverian / Eggerian literary inspiration
3. When a less succint interrogative pronoun than ‘que’ is called for
2. Apoplectic Dissolution
1. Delirious Outrage

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