Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
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Airborne Rangers (Power Series) by Alan Landau
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Motorbooks International (August 1, 1992)
"Today's Rangers would say that Private Reed was "hooah" -- he had the
Ranger spirit, a combination of confidence, competence, and enthusiasm."
> "Booyah" is also part of the caveman-grunt family. Earliest
> recovered cite seems to be from 1995. Civilians prefer this
> one, especially while watching, playing, or preparing to
> play football.
Do or Die by Leon Bing
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Harper Perennial (May 20, 1992) p. 124 [there was a hardback
edition in 1991]
" "Now -- anyone puts on any color but white" -- he hoists the imaginary
shotgun, squints down the barrel -- "Booyah! You dead." "
I imagine that ESPN helped popularize this one -- it's one of their
Pam Grier, in the 1997 film "Jackie Brown", used the term but pronounced
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