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Boo-Boo the Fool

Who is Boo-Boo the Fool? A listener wonders if this African-American character has any relation the Puerto Rican fool, Juan Bobo. Martha draws a connection to the Spanish term bobo, meaning “fool,” and its Latin root balbus, meaning...

sunshine story

sunshine story  n.— «These pieces of paper which masquerade as newspapers have literally gone to sleep. In the event that they wake up, all they do is to play the role of praise singers and publish what is called in journalistic parlance...

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