Jinkies vs. Zoinks

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Postby Kablizzy » 2017.07.20 (04:08)

I think that "Jinkies" is the appropriate exclamation to use when expressing surprise. But a lot of idiots on the so-called "left" are saying that "Zoinks" is the appropriate course of action here. Please help me settle this debate once and for all.
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Postby  yahoozy » 2017.07.20 (05:44)

Radical centrist chiming in. It's contextual. "Jinkies!" denotes curiosity, wonder. Bewilderment, perhaps. The more immediate "Zoinks!" comes from a jolt, a startle. "Jinkies!" is a "Whoa!", where "Zoinks!" is a "Yikes!" You were correct in defining both words as an expression of surprise—however, both are correct, attached to separate definitions.

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Postby DW40 » 2017.08.08 (12:48)

Ruh-roh!


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