Date: Fri, 2 Feb 1996 11:12:08 -0700 From: William King Subject: Can you buoy? In Phoenix I heard a family use buoy [bu i] while swimming in a pool. The youngest child was floating, and others said "Look, he can buoy!", then began asking others if they, too, could "buoy." Does anyone know where this is from? The older children pronounced pliers as [pla ers] (plahers). Bill King