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10 Popular Things You Didn't Know 'The Simpsons' Totally Inspired

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LOL at the worm coming out of the Apple logo.

2. The word "meh."

"Sideshow Bob Roberts," Season 6: Although the word wasn't first said on the show, Bart and Lisa's usage is credited with popularizing "meh."

John Swartzwelder, "The Simpsons" writer who inserted the word into the show and therefore our contemporary lexicon, said that he actually heard it from an advertising writer from the '70s "who insisted it was the funniest word in the world."

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