Posted by R. Berg on November 03, 2003
In Reply to: Hear hear! posted by Lotg on November 03, 2003
: Why is Hear Hear said whenever people agree with something - eg. often heard when listening to Parliament (I'm a fun chick aren't I? - he he). I'm assuming it's based on something like 'I hear you, I hear you'.
No, it's a command. "Everybody, listen to that."