[Ads-l] Boo?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 13 13:20:53 EDT 2017


Beats me.

In DARE?

JL

On Sun, Aug 13, 2017 at 1:01 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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