The Brief: "Wort! Wort! Wort!" is a meme-ified phrase used by Elites in the video game Halo: Combat Evolved meaning "Go! Go! Go!"
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:
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:
Elites are also known as Sangheili:
Lil Jon is always relevant: