Date: Mon, 30 Jan 1995 21:56:23 -0600

From: Katherine Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]BGA.COM

Subject: Re: /buku/

At 6:58 PM 1/30/95 -0500, Cathy C. Bodin wrote:

/buku/ is definitely not Cajun English; I have never heard it from

a French speaker of any social dialect but instead from Anglos (such as

people of Cajun extraction who speak English) or transplants who move to

the fringe of the dialect area,

My Cajun husband says the same thing. In fact I have only ever heard

/bukuz/ from my Minnesota-Irish mother.

Kate Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]