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Re: Hootenanny

Posted by Bella on May 16, 2003

In Reply to: Hootnanny posted by Word Smitten on May 16, 2003

: Anyone know the true origin of the phrase: Hootnanny?
: Thanks!
: Susan Johnson

Origin, no, just that it means an informal musical performance with audience participation, a sort of loud, active sing-along; common usage "We had us a hootenanny last night and it was a lot of fun."