Some (Irish?) lingo

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Nov 13 19:59:05 UTC 2009

The OED entry is "houp-la", not the "hoop-la" I wrote previously.

At 11/12/2009 06:40 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>1)  hoop-la (int.) OED dates this from 1870, with one other
>19th-century quotation (1877).

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