Loogie (1985)

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Tue Jul 4 04:10:06 UTC 2006

Here's an uncontrolled (I think) sample:


I've heard "looie" and "loogie" both for a long time. "Oyster" too. Also
"lunger" ("lung-er" /lVN at r/, 'from the lung', I guess). Not "hawker" though.

-- Doug Wilson

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