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Re: Hoop and a Hollar

Posted by Smokey Stover on February 26, 2005

In Reply to: Hoop and a Hollar posted by Justin Gassaway on February 26, 2005

: Where did this phrase come from?

Recte, "a whoop and a holler." That is a shout and a shout. I don't know where it comes from. A whoop is a somewhat different noise from a holler. SS