Igor: Ixnay on the ottenray. Rotten! Rotten!” And the monster (Peter Boyle) makes some growling sound and Marty Feldman says, sotto voce, to Wilder: “Ixnay on Ottenray. 'Ixnay' is an example of Pig Latin, a once-common semi-private language. Eye Gore says "ixnay on the otten-ray" as a warning not to use the word "rotten" in reference to the monster's rotten brain. IT'S ROTTEN, I TELL YA! ROTTEN! The Monster: RAAAAAAAA! Igor: Ixnay on the ottenray. In the 1970s the phrase "ix-nay on the otten-ray" was used in the movie Young Frankenstein.