I have, too. In addition, I have heard old timers
address someone as "Buddy Roe," when they felt someone
was rising above his raising or being a know-it-all. I
do wonder where that expression came from. I have the
O.E.D. here since I am in the library. I'll check it
out. Later, Carol
--- Trish Worthington Cobb <turniproots@...
> Good observation.
> I have seen "Buddy Roe" used as a nickname.
> On Nov 14, 2005, at 9:57 AM, eahsr16@... wrote:
> > I wonder if perhaps the Budrowe in Hardy's name
> was also a nickname.
> > Budrowe
> > is such an unusual name.
> > I know that growing up, I heard men saying to
> other men, things like
> > "Hey,
> > buddy ro?, how ya doing?" Not exact statement, but
> something like that.
> > What do you think?
> > Faye Hays
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