The Brief: "Wort! Wort! Wort!" is a meme-ified phrase used by Elites in the video game Halo: Combat Evolved meaning "Go! Go! Go!"

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In Halo: Combat Evolved, “Wort! Wort! Wort!” is the signature phrase of a species known as Elites that translates to “Go! Go! Go!” The strange warbled sound was made by slowing and reversing the audio of Sergeant Johnson, a human character, saying “Go! Go! Go!”

10 hours of straight-up worting:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3q6gOs6EJsw

A video from 2009 proving that “Wort! Wort! Wort!” is just Sergeant Johnson saying “Go! Go! Go!” backwards:

What Rihanna’s “Work” video should have looked like:

 

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I’m not really sure what the point of this is (meme)
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Elites are also known as Sangheili:

WORT WORT WORT
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Lil Jon is always relevant:

Turn Down For Wort
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