AVGILBERT at PRODIGY.NET
Wed Mar 20 20:55:01 UTC 2002
>The OED, in its entry for "whoopee," includes "to
make whoopee." The
>meaning "to behave amorously" is treated as a less-
frequent sense of the
>latter. I had always thought "to behave amorously"
was the most common
>meaning of "to make whoopee"; am I wrong on this?
Maybe that's because "to make whoopee" in the sense of
to "behave amorously" is kind of an "obsolete"
expression. But I'm just guessing here.
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