3V0736.01 [pick oo up] (1/28/80)

Peggy has begun to say “Pick oo up” instead of or in addition to just
“up.” Over the subsequent days, victim of a bad cold, Peggy used this
phrase constantly. Recently Bob noted that he heard her say ”Pick up.”
dropping out the “oo” [you]. Peggy probably developed this phrase
originally from hearing us reply “Shall I pick you up?” or “Do you want
me to pick you up?” Gretchen.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email