Subsequently, my dear
Also, Word forms: chéri, chérie. adjective. darling ⧫ dear.
Boocoo Dinky Dow” is how American GIs heard the French/Vietnamese phrase “beaucoup dien cai dau” for “very crazy.”
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- 1 Ma chérie and mon chéri both refer to “my darling,” the endearing term I am sharing with you here. The difference is that one is feminine (ma chérie, which is said to a female) and the other is masculine (mon chéri, which is said to a male).
- 2 Bookoo bucks “Bookoo” is an anglicized spelling and pronunciation of the French adverb of quantity beaucoup (a lot).
- 3 Borrowed from Vietnamese đi đi mau (“get lost!”). Borrowed into English by American military personnel returning from the Vietnam War, as well as by Vietnamese immigrants; popularized by the movie The Deer Hunter. This is an uncommon way to say “Hurry up!” in Vietnamese.
- 4 Beaucoup is a French word meaning “a lot” or “much” and French was spoken in Vietnam as it was a former French colony. … “Boocoo” was a corruption of the French word “beaucoup” which means, basically, “a lot”.
- 5 Word forms: chéri, chérie. adjective. darling ⧫ dear.
- 6 Feminine and Masculine Nouns Below are two examples of the adverb beaucoup de, used with a feminine and masculine noun. Notice how the spelling remains the same in both cases: Il mange beaucoup de viande. (‘He eats a lot of meat.
- 7 Boocoo Dinky Dow: My short, crazy Vietnam War An expression commonly used in Vietnam was, “boocoo dinky dow”, spelled correctly would be “beaucoup dien cai dau” meaning much crazy in the head or perhaps as the Vietnamese may have said, crazy as a kicking rooster, much like the American expression, “mad as a wet hen.”
- 8 Ma chérie and mon chéri both refer to “my darling,” the endearing term I am sharing with you here. The difference is that one is feminine (ma chérie, which is said to a female) and the other is masculine (mon chéri, which is said to a male).
- 9 https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/merci%20beaucoup
- 10 https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-correct-answer-to-Merci-Beaucoup
- 11 http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/boo-coo