"Koo-Koo" for Cocoa Puffs?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 1 22:10:17 UTC 2012

On Sat, Sep 1, 2012 at 11:41 AM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:
> Wilson, Michael Moore writes about the out-of-touchness of the
> Republicans "Most Americans don't live there on Planet _Koo-Koo_".

Well, that's not the way that it was spelled During The War! ;-)

But, seriously, folks. It wouldn't surprise me to discover that there
are examples of exactly that spelling that date from the WWII era.
It's only onomatopoeia, after all.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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