Date: Mon, 30 Jan 1995 21:56:23 -0600 From: Katherine Catmull 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]