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Khadaji
10-11-2007, 09:09 AM
OK, I'm home from work feeling a little under the weather. There isn't much to do, the daytime TV sucks. I've settled on napping through Teen Wolf.

Why does Micheal J. Fox's character call his girlfriend Boof?

Cluricaun
10-11-2007, 09:25 AM
When we were kids and this movie came out "Boof" was the local slang term for, um, anal intercourse. We found this portion of the film to be endlessly hilarious.

Hazle Weatherfield
10-11-2007, 11:47 AM
Same here!

OneCentStamp
10-11-2007, 11:51 AM
When we were kids and this movie came out "Boof" was the local slang term for, um, anal intercourse. We found this portion of the film to be endlessly hilarious.Yeah, same here too. It was short for Bu-Fu (pronounced boo-foo), which was in turn short for butt fuck.

ETA: It's a bit of onomatopoeia as well, innit? :p :D

Sarahfeena
10-11-2007, 11:53 AM
Same here.

But to answer the OP's question, I don't think they ever mention it in the movie.

Zebra
10-11-2007, 12:24 PM
My God how sick do you have to be to even nap through Teen Wolf?

Cluricaun
10-11-2007, 12:27 PM
Same here.

But to answer the OP's question, I don't think they ever mention it in the movie.

Well of course not, it was a PG movie. :p

Khadaji
10-11-2007, 12:27 PM
My God how sick do you have to be to even nap through Teen Wolf?
lol. That isn't the real question. The real question is: How bad is daytime TV if this is the best you can find?

I confess I'm stunned. I never dreamed this would be difficult for the teaming millions.

TLDRIDKJKLOLFTW
10-11-2007, 12:55 PM
It's interesting that "boof" had the same slang meaning where I was, on the east coast. I wonder how it became so ubiquitous? We used to laugh about it, and we were only seven or so.

Hampshire
10-11-2007, 01:36 PM
This guy legally changed his name to Boof just because it was his childhood nickname. Minnesota Twins pitcher (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boof_Bonser)

OneCentStamp
10-11-2007, 01:38 PM
It's interesting that "boof" had the same slang meaning where I was, on the east coast. I wonder how it became so ubiquitous? We used to laugh about it, and we were only seven or so.I grew up on the East Coast too.

Lucky 13
10-11-2007, 02:24 PM
I'm still wondering how Teen Wolf managed to get a PG rating, what with all the sex jokes and Stiles wearing a T-shirt with the words "What are you looking at, dicknose?" on it. Nowadays it would at least get a PG-13, I think.

Push You Down
10-11-2007, 02:55 PM
I'm still wondering how Teen Wolf managed to get a PG rating, what with all the sex jokes and Stiles wearing a T-shirt with the words "What are you looking at, dicknose?" on it. Nowadays it would at least get a PG-13, I think.


You used to be able to show boobs in PG movies.

Cluricaun
10-11-2007, 04:00 PM
I'm still wondering how Teen Wolf managed to get a PG rating, what with all the sex jokes and Stiles wearing a T-shirt with the words "What are you looking at, dicknose?" on it. Nowadays it would at least get a PG-13, I think.

Do you realize that I would maim for a copy of this t-shirt, as well as for the horizontal line sunglasses that he rocks as well? Well I would.

Cluricaun
10-11-2007, 04:09 PM
Espeically the louvered sunglasses now that I think about it. If anyone knows where I can get some of those, I'd love a link.

Khadaji
10-11-2007, 04:26 PM
Do you realize that I would maim for a copy of this t-shirt, as well as for the horizontal line sunglasses that he rocks as well? Well I would.
T-Shirt (http://search.80stees.com/?q=teen+wolf)

Khadaji
10-12-2007, 01:45 PM
OK. One last bump. Then I will accept that I've stumped the dope.

Cluricaun
10-12-2007, 02:50 PM
I suppose that there’s no concrete answer to your question. He calls her “Boof” because that’s her nickname. There’s no backstory given as to how she earned that particular honor besides the giggling supposition of what appears to be most of our generation of viewers. There’s no reason that they give for calling “Stiles” such either.

Skywatcher
10-12-2007, 02:58 PM
There’s no reason that they give for calling “Stiles” such either.Other than his surname is Stilinski.

Von_Erich
10-12-2007, 03:00 PM
I suppose that there’s no concrete answer to your question. He calls her “Boof” because that’s her nickname. There’s no backstory given as to how she earned that particular honor besides the giggling supposition of what appears to be most of our generation of viewers. There’s no reason that they give for calling “Stiles” such either.

I believe Stiles nickname came from his last name, Stilinski. And I also believe some one has beat me to that assumption.

Nutty Bunny
10-12-2007, 03:35 PM
It's interesting that "boof" had the same slang meaning where I was, on the east coast. I wonder how it became so ubiquitous? We used to laugh about it, and we were only seven or so.

I was a teen...in the 80s...on the east coast...and I've NEVER heard that. How sheltered was I?

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