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Re: Bogey eyes

Posted by Baceseras on January 02, 2010 at 20:07

In Reply to: Bogey eyes posted by Tom Anderson on January 02, 2010 at 13:49:

: Over the holidays we spent time with my brother's in-laws. The dad wanted to reserve something for himself and said "I bogey-ize that". I don't know how it would be spelled, and maybe it was "bogey eyes". The thing is that my dad used to use a similar phrase that I thought he made up: "I boney eyes that" (again, no idea how he would have spelled it. Is this a more common phrase than I thought? How is it spelled? Where did it come from? Thanks for any help on this!

[I don't know about "boney eyes," but "bogey-ize" seems to be from "bogart," as in the catchy pot-head's song from the 1960s, "Don't Bogart That Joint" - that song derived from the movie image of Humphrey Bogart, pinching a (tobacco) cigarette as he smoked it all the way down to the end before throwing it away. So "Don't bogart" meant share it, pass it around. - Baceseras.]