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Re: Skedaddle

Posted by R. Berg on November 16, 2001

In Reply to: Re: Bo Bo Skediddle posted by Gary on November 14, 2001

: : There is a song tittled like this by British musician, Nick Lowe.
: : But what does it mean, Bo Bo Skediddle ???

: : The lyrics go like this;

: : They holler Bo Bo
: : While they wait here in line

: : Bo Bo Skediddle
: : Watch him go
: : with a hitty bitty witty ditty
: : Round the floor

: Skiddaddle (or skeddaddle) is a slang term meaning 'leave in a hurry'. Not sure if this is still in common use although I still use it (in the UK).

: Gary

"Skedaddle" has the same meaning in U.S. slang.