Date: Mon, 29 Jan 1996 12:36:06 -0800 From: Sylvia Swift Subject: Re: whoop(s) all four are /whUp/ for me, not to be confused with /whup/ (what daddy does with the strap) or /wups/ (as in uh-oh). i've been surprised to see so many people spell that last thing (oops, uh-oh) as "whoops" in email. have their spell-checkers led them astray? i've seldom, if ever, written it (though i've said it often enough) but i assumed it should be "woops." sylvia swift madonna[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]