||Does anyone know the origin of bunji?|
One source, |
http://www.geocities.com/etymonline/b3etym.htm, gives the following:
"bungee - 1930, 'elastic rope'; used earlier in British slang for 'rubber erase'; probably from notions of 'bouncy' and 'spongy'; bungee jumping is from 1979."
To further confuse matters, let me add that