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This is better than frightening them out of their skins by jumping out from behind a door and saying "Boo."
Sometimes I don't get around till ten or eleven o'clock in the great boo-black dark.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Even the most reckless of gambling junkmen could not be expected to dare much of an investment in such a peek-a-boo game as that.
When the doorbell rang, half an hour later, Mr. Fielding was on his hands and knees playing "peek-boo!"
THE INCUBATOR BABYELLIS PARKER BUTLER
"And say 'Boo' to naughty little girls who won't let me complete my diary," shouted Brand.
Later on, the "forward" vowel is gradually widened into the other vowels; exercises are sung on boo-ah, doo-ah, etc.
You'll be the big woman of the island, gel, and there won't be a mother's son that dare say boo to you.
Mr. Perley had arisen and was holding up his hand for silence, when with one terrific "Boo!"
CAP'N ERIJOSEPH CROSBY LINCOLN
Fashion Hint: With peek-a-boo waist and short sleeves, a woman must wear her heart in her hand-bag.
Boo'ful actually performed little services about the house, staying in the kitchen at meal-time to carve and help serve the food.
BUNKER BEANHARRY LEON WILSON

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