"ho ho ho" should be in the dictionary [was Re: Ho ho ho!]

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Sun Jan 30 18:47:37 UTC 2005

>On Sun, 30 Jan 2005, Laurence Horn wrote:
>> >poetical, or similar use, as in "the tintinnabulation of the bells, bells,
>> >bells" (Edith Sitwell?),
>> I thought it was Poe, "The Bells".
>You are clearly both wrong.  All quotations are derived from Irish
>sources, as I demonstrate in my forthcoming quotation dictionary.  Neither
>Sitwell nor Poe was Irish.  Q.E.D.
>Fred Shapiro
IF IRISH, I don't suppose it was:

The bells of Shandon
That sound so grand on
The pleasant waters
Of the River Lea

by slips-my-mind?  This was the first thing that occurred to me!
A. Murie

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