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    Mmmmm….Adult Cartoon Figures!

    homerhead.gifQuote:  "Mmmmmm....donuts!"  Homer Simpson

    Figure of Speech:  Tasis (TAY sis), the delectable figure

    The tasis draws out a sound out of sheer delight for the word -- which assumes, in this case, that Homer likes the sound of "donuts" as well as the donuts themselves.

    Snappy Answer:  "That's a tasis...tay-sis. Taysis taysis taysis..."

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