Date: Wed, 8 Jan 1997 01:35:47 -0600 From: Greg Pulliam Subject: hoopty >From: "Dazaifu" >Date: Wed, 8 Jan 1997 12:27:18 -0000 >X-MSMail-Priority: Normal >X-Priority: 3 >X-Mailer: Microsoft Internet Mail 4.70.1155 >MIME-Version: 1.0 >X-UIDL: 64a56a28696827db8e0285170518ae76 > >It's not just a Chicago area term. It was alive and well in the New >Orleans area when I was in high school (1989-92). I think it may have >appeared in some rap songs of that era, which would of course explain how >it got around to different places. I dont know its origins, however. > >Tara Sanchez >dzfhs-02[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] > >Dazaifu Senior High School >4114-3 Takao >Dazaifu, Fukuoka 818-01 Japan > >Futsukaichi Kyoshokuin Jutaku B-121 >Oaza Murasaki 650-5 >Chikushino, Fukuoka 818 Japan > > Gregory J. Pulliam Illinois Institute of Technology Lewis Department of Humanities Chicago, IL 60616 gpulliam[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]