The origins of "bunga bunga"

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  1. Nottswanker

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    Neat. Thanks for sharing that.
     
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    Cowabunga! That was sort of interesting.

    cowabunga |ˌkou-əˈbə ng gə|
    exclamation informal
    used to express delight or satisfaction : Cowabunga! It's an actor's dream.
    ORIGIN 1940s: originally cowabonga, an exclamation frequently used by the character Chief Thunderthud on the "Howdy Doody Show.”
     
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    Ah! Once again the BBC have their finger on the pulse of world news!
     
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    Oh, I'd never heard of 'bunga, bunga' but I recognise cowabunga. The Ninja Turtles introduced me to it back in the 90s (thank you Michelangelo).
     
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