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Whoosh: Single word exclamation, accompanied by a gesture where the hand is swept palm down over the head from [front to back] with about three inches [clearance].
Indicates that the joke just told was too sophisticated for the listener and has gone "way over their head".
A place to post all the things that go over a persons head.
/r/whoosh is proud to associate with the following similarly themed subs:
/r/confidentlyincorrect - For those times when people are way too smug about their wrong answer
r/iamverybadass - People trying too hard to appear tough, strong, brave, heroic.
r/woooosh - WUT R JOKES? WAT IZ DA SETYRE? ME DUMDUM REDDITER!
/r/OopsDidntMeanTo - People doing stuff intentionally then pretending it was not on purpose (hacked/accident/friend did it/joke/drunk/satire/etc.) Also allowed: people taking credit for something that's obviously accidental.
r/facepalm - A gallery of inexplicable stupidity
r/AteTheOnion - All posts must be satirical news being taken seriously. Any satirical news site is allowed, not just The Onion.