I Hate My Neighbors: Part I (Kaboom)

My neighbors’ door goes KABOOM.

It is unfortunate.  I mean, a door is supposed to go SLAM, right?

Theirs doesn’t, though.  There are two distinct syllables to this earth-shattering ear-bombardment: KA and BOOM.  It is clear as day.

Or night.  Whenever it is that they are slamming the door.

For the life of me I can’t figure out the physics of it.  I mean, if the BOOM is the actual slamming of the door, then what is the KA?  And if the KA is when door bangs shut, then what the hell is the BOOM?

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