Boojum - reply

Robin Leech robinl at NAIT.AB.CA
Sat Mar 11 16:58:17 CST 1995

According to the OED:

Boojum has its origin in L. Carroll's 1876 book, "Hunting of the snark".

A boojum is an imaginary animal, a particularly dangerous kind of snark.

Robin Leech

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