Christine Waigl cwaigl at FREE.FR
Thu Apr 7 22:34:12 UTC 2005

Benjamin Zimmer wrote:

>Actually, Googling suggests that "allez hop" is a more common spelling in
>French than "...houp" ("allez hop" is also the form borrowed into German
>and Dutch).

I agree. I've never seen it spelled anything but "allez hop" in (contemporary)

(A conflation with "(allez) ouste", maybe? "Allez" can stand on its own as an


Chris Waigl

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