[Ads-l] Boo?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 13 12:58:47 EDT 2017


A Southern equivalent of "sweetie."

I heard it some years back.

I think "boo-boo" is synonymous, as in speaking to one's child.

Too lazy to investigate further.

JL

JL

On Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 11:46 AM, Dave Hause <dwhause at cablemo.net> wrote:

> Radley?
> Dave Hause
> -----Original Message----- From: Dan Goncharoff
> Sent: Saturday, August 12, 2017 8:01 AM
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: Boo?
>
>
> Read this morning:
>
> https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/11/us/politics/omarosa-manig
> ault-newman-nabj.html
>
> When Mr. Gordon said she was wrong, she replied, "I have it on tape, boo."
> His response: "OK, boo, plat it."
>
> DanG
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