Could someone explain this expression to me?
I have no idea what it means. The grammatical term is perhaps 'reduplicative formation' or similar.
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Okay, this is silly but the first time I heard it was in Doctor Who and I've come across it a few times since. The sentence was something like 'People assume is that time is a strict progression from cause to effect but it's more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly timey whimey stuff.
Haha, that's funny. Doing this reduplicative thing also has the effect of making the word you're reduplicating sound vague. I've no idea how to put that into French despite speaking French in fewer than about 73 words. You'd have to ask in the French-English forum for help translating it, Natajuju.
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Well I've already asked my question on the French English forum But I like your answer and I'll try to find an appropriate translation, thanks. Thanks, I love old rhymes but I didn't know this one. Broccolicious Senior Member Glorious Devonshire.
I've always thought of a wibble as a smaller wobble. For example: 1.
Gene Kelly makes me feel wibbly. I'm not wobbling as such, but there's definite trembling. The Tenth Doctor used it at least once after the Weeping Angels when trying to think.source site
Ironmonger Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey
The Doctor began using "wibbly wobbly, timey wimey" and variations with greater frequency following his regeneration into the Eleventh Doctor. TV : The Doctor's Wife. During the overnight invasion of trees , the Year 8 Gifted and Talented Group of Coal Hill School drafted a speech to tell the people of the Earth to leave the trees alone on the Twelfth Doctor 's instructions. Amongst the chatter of the children, one of them said "timey wimey".
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TV : In the Forest of the Night Santa Claus mocked the Doctor for his simplification of scientific principles claming the Doctor would explain the situation as "dreamy weamy". TV : Last Christmas.
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