[Ads-l] boof

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 29 01:04:50 EDT 2018


Urban Dictionary
Boof :
To abuse any licit or illicit substance via insertion into one's rectum.
2013

On Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 2:29 PM Andy Bach <afbach at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Within the last hour, Judge Kavanaugh has explained that "boufed" in his
> yearbook was a "reference to flatulence."
>
> Having graduated H.S. in '77 I will say that the phrase "Have you boofed
> yet?" seems really unlikely to refer to boofu-ing.   I mean, admittedly,
> usage in his fancy east coast H.S. might be different, but was it some sort
> of contest to see who could find a partner willing to boof with them? Or,
> was it a daily occurrence, as in "have you showered yet?".   I'd have to go
> with it being just the more juvenile "flatulence".
>
> On Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 5:20 PM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Within the last hour, Judge Kavanaugh has explained that "boufed" in his
> > yearbook was a "reference to flatulence."
> >
> > And "The Devil's Triangle" was a "drinking game" like "quarters" with three
> > drinks arranged in a triangle.
> >
> > "FFFFF" poked fun at a classmate who liked to emphasize his uses of the
> > F-word with a prolonged labiodental sound.
> >
> >
> >
> > JL
> >
> > On Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 4:16 PM Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Vox just released an article on the word “boof”:
> > >
> > > Brett Kavanaugh’s yearbook: the “boof” joke, explained
> > > Alex Abad-Santos
> > >
> > >
> > https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/9/27/17905818/brett-kavanaughs-yearbook-boof
> > > <
> > >
> > https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/9/27/17905818/brett-kavanaughs-yearbook-boof
> > > >
> > >
> > > The story has anecdotal citations, including a claim that “boof” < bu-fu
> > <
> > > butt fuck.
> > >
> > > Wiktionary (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/boof <
> > > https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/boof>) does not adequately cover this
> > > term, and the English OLD and HDAS do not list it.
> > >
> > > In the ADS archives, Barry Popik has a 2000 citation for “to boof”
> > meaning
> > > to anally conceal:
> > >
> > http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2000-December/010934.html
> > > <
> > >
> > http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2000-December/010934.html
> > > >
> > >
> > > Two other mentions of “boof” in the archives:
> > > http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2007-August/073314.html
> > <
> > > http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2007-August/073314.html
> > >
> > > http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2007-August/073396.html
> > <
> > > http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2007-August/073396.html
> > >
> > >
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