A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Fri Jun 22 01:38:47 UTC 2001

On Thu, 21 Jun 2001, Thomas Paikeday wrote:

> I do think "heh" is a greeting and used not just in chat rooms. A young
> lady I know (a socalled "native speaker") uses it as the first word of
> the greeting on her answerer. Didn't Fonzie of "Happy Days" use to use a
> greeting of this kind?

I thought he said "Hey" although it was sort of a drawn out "Heyyy" or
however one would represent it. "Hey" is pretty common as a greeting here
but I think it is probably more common in the South.

maberry at u.washington.edu

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