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