Posted by William F. Discher on August 01, 2005
My question is about the regional origins and use of the word "Book" "Booked" & "Booken" as in "He was really booken." meaning he was running with all his might.
Or, "They Booked" meaning you missed them they have left the area.
I grew up in a red-neck town in the U.S.A., mid-atlantic coast. This expression
was used often by school mates all through elementary scholl up to high school (circa 1968-1980) My question is, is this usage found in other English speaking country's like the U.K. ???