[Ads-l] Boo?

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 13 13:01:53 EDT 2017


Is that context for Boo Radley's name?

DanG

On Sun, Aug 13, 2017 at 12:58 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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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