The Origins of “D’oh!”

Dan Castellaneta, the actor who provides the voice of Homer Simpson, explains how one of television’s most famous catchphrases came to be:

H/T: Andrew Sullivan

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  1. Dave says:

    The first time I remember hearing a “D’oh!” on TV was during “All in the Family.” No, really! Mike and Gloria were having an argument, she pushed him over the side of the bed, and he went ass-over-tea kettle, uttering what was unmistakably a “D’oh!”