oofle dust

Prof. Roly Sussex sussex at LINGUA.ARTS.UQ.EDU.AU
Sun Nov 21 06:38:57 UTC 1999

dInIs reports foo-foo dust: in Aus there is rather a foo-foo valve:
when you blow your foo-foo valve you can take no more.

I suspect that oofle-dust is British. But how it came about ...
it SOUNDS as if it should be in some author like Roald Dahl,
but I'm pretty sure he isn't the source.

Roly Sussex

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