But really, these heroes of hilarity past put the oof in “spoof.”
Always make a point of being civil to anybody with lots of oof!
Ouphe, pronounced "oof," is an old-fashioned word for goblin or elf.
oof you don'd preak your neck, you vas on der high roadt to more money as Vanderfeller or Rockypilt efer hat.
And I cut off his head with one stroke, like a feather, while he only said 'oof!'
And if not, still Corinne and I will have had eight weeks in Paris with oof which we can burn.
Take dot, oof you like or oof you don'd like, und dere's anoder!
It was rich to see you a-wanting him to feel the 'oof, and give it out navickler.
I know as mooch as you, meppy, oof I could only t'ink oof it.
oof it vas a fighdt, den ged avay, a gouple oof tozen oof you, und come ad me vone py each.
[1860s+; shortening of ooftisch]