Flavorwire: The Year in Rap Neologisms (UNCLASSIFIED)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 8 00:15:31 UTC 2010

On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 11:36 AM, Mullins, Bill AMRDEC
<Bill.Mullins at us.army.mil> wrote:
> "Hoop-D" is usually spelled "Hoopty".

You are correct, sir!  As in _rice-paper hoopty_ "old car of an Asian marque."

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