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Re: Babies talk and 'puffpuff'

Posted by Shae on May 23, 2004

In Reply to: Babies talk and 'puffpuff' posted by Paddy on May 23, 2004

: does anybody know what a 'puffpuff' could be in babies talk

: thanks

It used be said by Irish trains when I was growing up in the late 1800s. They said 'puff puff,' but I believe American trains developed their own dialect and said 'choo choo.'