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Haven't heard boo!

Posted by David FG on October 15, 2004

In Reply to: Haven't heard boo! posted by Len on October 15, 2004

: I remember this expression being used to say that I haven't heard anything. I was curious as to the origin and if I have it correct.

Never heard that, but it reminds me of the phrase 'wouldn't say boo to a goose' to refer to a shy person. I don't understand that, either - why would anyone want to say boo to a goose?