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What does PU stand for (as in "PU, that stinks!")?

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35yoamom

Asked by 35yoamom at 1:30 AM on Jul. 29, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • 1. The French term "peur" which means "to stink" thus P.U. is a shortened expression to say that you stink.

    2. It's a shortened term for puteo, which is Latin for "to stink, be redolent, or smell bad."

    3. It's actually spelled "pew," but is often pronounced as "pee-yew". It's root is the Indo-European word "pu," meaning to rot or decay
    LucasMama08

    Answer by LucasMama08 at 1:37 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • WHOA Lucas Momma.. Thanks that is REALLY interesting!
    35yoamom

    Comment by 35yoamom (original poster) at 1:41 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • awesome answer lucas! i always wondered that too
    MoMoFu

    Answer by MoMoFu at 1:47 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

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