"Adult Swim"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 2 05:18:31 UTC 2013

On Jan 1, 2013, at 10:56 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:

> "doober" in place of "doobie"
> spark up a doober
> but
> "boogie" in place of "booger"
> a boogie in my nose
Law of Conservation of Suffixes?  Actually, "boogie" was the the standard local term when I was growing up.  I'm not familiar with "doober" for "doobie", but it strikes me as a plausible affectionate diminutive, maybe related to the -er used for guy-to-guy nicknames (at least in buddy movies).


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