El Coo Cooi
is the Mexican
equivalent to the bogeyman
. He is what will eat you if you stay up past your bedtime, as well as if you run off while your parents aren’t looking, or what lives in your closet
if you don’t clean your room. He does everything the normal bogeyman
does, except the parents aren’t nearly so nice about it. They tend to be much more graphic
, including lots of sharp fangs
Also, a song by the Voodoo Glow Skulls shares this name.
See El Cu Cuy.