Date: Tue, 31 Jan 1995 08:05:16 EST From: Wayne Glowka Subject: Re: "bookoo" >Is "beaucoup" Cajun at all? It was in common use in Viet Nam in the sixties, >and I assumed it was just a GI borrowing, like "mama-san", >with no real language interference. >Bill Smith >Piedmont College >wh5mith[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] I had a roommate in 1970 who had lived in Arizona and Michigan. He said bookoo for everything. I always assumed that he learned the expresson in the Army while stationed in Korea for three years. Wayne Glowka Professor of English Director of Research and Graduate Student Services Georgia College Milledgeville, GA 31061 912-453-4222 wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] BITNET Address: Wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]USCN