Locky vs Looky - What's the difference?
As an adjective locky
is having locks or tufts.
As a verb looky is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* lookee, lookie
(humorous, colloquial) Look.
* 1876 , Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
* 1877 , Burdette, Robert Jones. The Rise and Fall of the Mustache: And Other ‘Hawk-eyetems’ . Burlington Publishing Co., 1877. p. 15. [http://books.google.ca/books?id=Q6MEAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA15&dq=lookee&hl=en&sa=X&ei=JQfgUfjxD4akyQH174CgCw&ved=0CFMQ6AEwBw#v=onepage&q=lookee&f=false]
- Lookee here, Tom, being rich ain't what it's cracked up to be.
* 1936 , The American Mercury
- "… Cain would shout ‘Oh, lookee , lookee pa! what’s that?’"
* 1989 , Elizabeth Jolley, The Travelling Entertainer
- "Looky thar!" "All right, I can see that hole, all right, but the argument was whether the earth was round or flat, and I say it's round!"
- The old man is cackling. "Looky here, looky here." He's got four little bright coins on his outstretched trembling hand.
Looky is almost always used imperatively, and followed by "here", "there", or "at".
* Sihler, Andrew Littleton. Language History: An Introduction . John Benjamins Publishing Co., 2000. p. 6. [http://books.google.ca/books?id=85zS_w_AaP0C&q=lookyv=snippet&q=looky&f=false]