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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: Yardstick

You are correct. It began as hear him, then hear, hear.


27 posted on 12/05/2004 3:13:28 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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