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What do you call a sentence whose words can made entirely by the sounds of letters (e.g. "I C U R A QT" or "ICUP")?

Asked by hoist2k (99 points ) June 3rd, 2008

Does this sort of construction have a name? (In case you’re a little slow, that reads “I see you are a cutie” and “I see you pee”)

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wizard's avatar

A deformed version of txtspk.

wizard's avatar

And/or more sophisticated version.

phoenyx's avatar

A favorite book when I was young

It seems like they have a name, but I certainly can’t remember it.

gailcalled's avatar

Illiteracy?

sndfreQ's avatar

annoying

koesac's avatar

a travesty to our language?

gailcalled's avatar

Usage; a travesty of our lang.

Randy's avatar

I call those sentences FUN! How about O, I C N A TV. =)

bulbatron9's avatar

A U C M R? I C M O K!

wizard's avatar

I N O U R BT W T M I?

AstroChuck's avatar

I don’t know what you call it, but-

C D B? D B S A B Z B.

When Old Mother Hubbard opened the cupboard to get her poor dog a bone she exclaimed, “O, I C U R M T.”

wizard's avatar

I’m empty too.

themherme's avatar

look down your shirt and spell ATTIC ;*) haha

AstroChuck's avatar

N E T B T T T.

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