Dear Bob and all, Very interesting, both the 1770 dictionary and my edinburg 1777 pronounce the huzzah with a long a or ay sound........hmmm maybe we have been miss pronouncing it? Or perhaps we are pronouncing it as if we all are from some odd geographic bit of the English Empire.....I'm sure people had more regional accents than they do now.
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Subject: Re: Re: [WarOf1812] Question re: huzzah & hooray
Does your 1760 dictionary give huzzah an ah or ay pronunciation?
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