BL: hip hip hooray
Posted: 12 October 2015 06:12 AM   [ Ignore ]
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One from Word Myths that I never got around to adding to the site.

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Posted: 12 October 2015 11:44 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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The cheer, also commonly spelled hip hip hooray,

That’s how it’s spelled in the heading, so the “also spelled” doesn’t make sense to me.

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Posted: 12 October 2015 12:58 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Corrected. I meant hip hip hurrah. Thanks.

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Posted: 13 October 2015 05:41 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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I found an antedating of hip, hip, hurrah from 1803 and have updated the entry.

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