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To: Yardstick

Its "here, here."


18 posted on 12/05/2004 12:31:04 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Actually, after a little googling, I found out it's "hear hear". It's what English parliamentarians shouted when they thought someone was saying something worth hearing. Originally it was "hear him!".

http://www.randomhouse.com/wotd/index.pperl?date=19980304


19 posted on 12/05/2004 12:34:56 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
I believe it's "hear hear"...used in the Congress early on to alert others to listen.

FMCDH(BITS)

21 posted on 12/05/2004 12:41:07 PM PST by nothingnew (Kerry is gone...perhaps to Lake Woebegone)
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