On Mon, 18 Nov 2002, Dave Wilton wrote: #This article is cited in _American Speech_, "The Submarine Sandwich: Lexical #Variations in a Cultural Context," Eames & Robboy, 1968. I've yet to find #another reference to the term "on the hoke." I think the explanation is #bogus. Has anyone tried to link it to "hoggee", pron. with long o, 'canal boatman'? -- Mark M.