Word of the Day Pahhh

When a person or idea is simply unworthy of a response, this efficient Hebrew phrase (or rather, sound) does all the dismissive work for you.

If you're blogging or commenting on an online article in Hebrew, how do you express your dismissive derision in one short, convenient word? That would be pahhh (PAKH), with the last letter repeated a varying number of times and often followed by an ellipsis. It's a cousin to the English "really?!" but more closely resembles the Israeli Internet-era version of the obsolescent...