An eight-letter word which was invented in 1997 as part of a psychology coursework exercise.
It is known that expletives and terms of endearment very commonly have four letters, or multiples of four. Eight letters allows the speaker more than one syllable for added effect.
This word uses a vowel sound associated with pain (arhh) twice, in a repeated syllable arg
which can be associated with the sound made while being strangled, followed by a sharp a and hard t demonstrating that the user has lost patience somewhat.

Argargat! Bloody Windows crashed again.

Dictionary of american slang with examples. .

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