Yergi Ismavitch Plimkin is from somewhere that is not here.
- —Timmy Failure, Timmy Failure: Sanitized for Your Protection
Yergi Plimkin was a boy whose family had no books. A newspaper wrote a story all about him and the fact that he had no books, and created an ad asking if anyone could help. Toody Tululu saw this ad, and created an organization named YIP YAP.