Origin of "hoopie"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Apr 18 19:25:01 UTC 2008

On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 1:45 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at yahoo.com>

> The band took its name from the 1966 novel by Willard Manus.
>  Maj. Hoople was the only person I ever saw who wore a fez.  Except for
> Laurel & Hardy in "Sons of the Desert."  And Akbar & Jeff.
>  JL

And Sidney Greenstreet. And a parade of Shriners, either live or in the

Mark Mandel

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