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Boo boo

Posted by David FG on January 28, 2011 at 09:26

In Reply to: Boo boo posted by Scott on January 27, 2011 at 08:33:

: Where does the phrase "Boo boo" come from? I.e. To a child: "Do you have a boo boo?"

: Thought: does it referance a blister known as a "bubo" is in the bubonic pluage?

What is a 'boo boo'? It's not something I'm familiar with.

Without knowing what it actually means, it's hard to speak with real confidence, but my instincts tell me it's unlikely to derive from 'bubo'.