Date: Mon, 29 Jan 1996 15:29:49 -0600 From: Natalie Maynor Subject: Re: whoop > 1.War whoop /hup/, vowel as in food /hwup/ > 2.They whooped it up /wUpt/, vowel as in look. /hwup/ > 3.She gave a whoop /wup/ as in food. /hwup/ > 4. whooping cough I could say all three in addition to /hUp/. /hup/ --Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] native speaker of Mississippi English