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Herbie Popnecker Examples:
Says "URP!" to Express Surprise

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The most common expression of surprise in Herbie comics may be it's most unique, because URP does not even appear in Wiktionary.

Villains use it 7 times and Dad uses it 6, but Herbie is right behind at 5 uses (plus 2 uses as Fat Fury).

Index terms: expression, exclamation, surprise, fear, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney

Poor Example: More effort than surprise.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #116 p.8 (1963-11)
Updated: 2012-12-26
Poor Example : More effort than surprise.
Prime Example: URP! Herbie meets Ticklepuss}, his female twin from caveman times
Source: Herbie #6a p.7 (1964-12)
Updated: 2012-05-23
Prime Example : URP!
Source: Herbie #7a p.5 (1965-02)
Updated: 2012-12-26
Herbie #7a5
There may be as much fear as surprise here, because Eric Shapiro is afraid of walruses.
Source: Herbie #7b p.11 (1965-02)
Updated: 2012-12-26
There may be as much fear as surprise here, because Eric Shapiro is afraid of walruses.
URP! Fat Fury is surprised by some laundry, leading to a plunger problem
Source: Herbie #10a p.11 (1965-06)
Updated: 2012-05-23
URP!
Ticklepuss always gets an URP from Herbie.
Source: Herbie #10b p.6 (1965-06)
Updated: 2012-12-26
Ticklepuss always gets an URP from Herbie.
Source: Herbie #12a p.12 (1965-09)
Updated: 2012-12-26
Herbie #12a12
Poor Example: Seems more like effort than surprise.
Source: Herbie #12a p.14 (1965-09)
Updated: 2012-12-26
Poor Example : Seems more like effort than surprise.
Poor Example: Straining, not surprise.
Source: Herbie #13b p.9 (1965-10)
Updated: 2012-12-26
Poor Example : Straining, not surprise.
Herbie is surprised in the butt with a bite. URP! No pain, though.
Source: Herbie #14b p.8 (1965-12)
Updated: 2012-05-23
Herbie is surprised in the butt with a bite .
Source: Herbie #15a p.2 (1966-02)
Updated: 2012-12-26
Herbie #15a2
Source: Herbie #15a p.6 (1966-02)
Updated: 2012-12-26
Herbie #15a6
Source: Herbie #15a p.12 (1966-02)
Updated: 2012-12-26
Herbie #15a12
Dad is so surprised by his rocket ship, he faints. URP!
Source: Herbie #19a p.5 (1966-08)
Updated: 2012-12-26
Dad is so surprised by his rocket ship, he faints .
Fear reigns. "GULP!" Charging elephants recognize Herbie. "URP!"
Source: Herbie #19b p.6 (1966-08)
Updated: 2013-01-06
Fear reigns.
Source: Herbie #20a p.2 (1966-09)
Updated: 2012-12-26
Herbie #20a2
"URP!" Dad is surprised in the cellar.
Source: Herbie #20b p.4 (1966-09)
Updated: 2012-05-23
"URP!" Dad is surprised in the cellar.
Apparently, GLEEP! is also an expression of surprise.
Source: Herbie #21a p.12 (1966-10)
Updated: 2012-12-26
Apparently, GLEEP!
Herbie is surprise to find out the culprit he must bop. URP! ME
Source: Herbie #21b p.11 (1966-10)
Updated: 2012-05-24
Herbie is surprise to find out the culprit he must bop .
"URP!" Usually unobservant Dad is surprised to see Herbie running on air!
Source: Herbie #23a p.3 (1967-02)
Updated: 2012-05-24
"URP!" Usually unobservant Dad is surprised to see Herbie running on air!
URP... THAT... THAT FACE!
Source: Herbie #23a p.15 (1967-02)
Updated: 2012-12-26
URP...