Date: Thu, 15 Feb 1996 03:51:08 -0800 From: SETH SKLAREY Subject: Re: two questions: boink and fish shan My sister was the only one I ever heard say "bunk your head" meaning hit your head. New Jersey. She was born 1925. >Oh my gosh. I've always used bonk in to mean hitting your head. "Don't >bonk your head on the doorway" or "They bonked heads when they bent down to >clean up the mess together." My mother always used bonk in this sense and >in no other context. I always wondered why my mother-in-law did a double >take when I told her that my little daughter got bonked on the head!! > >Does anyone else have this usage? Please? >