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Re: [WarOf1812] Re: Three huzzas idea

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  • suthren@magma.ca
    I apologize to all for the horrendous spelling errors in my last message. At least I spelled huzzah right... Yours in keyboard shame Vic Suthren ... From:
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      I apologize to all for the horrendous spelling errors in my last message. At
      least I spelled 'huzzah' right...

      Yours in keyboard shame
      Vic Suthren
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <suthren@...>
      To: <WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, April 24, 2006 2:24 PM
      Subject: Re: [WarOf1812] Re: Three huzzas idea


      > It may not be directky relevant, but a cartoon drawn in 1782 on the
      occasion
      > of the Battle of the Sants dows a British seaman crying out "huzzah" (that
      > spelling). I would still argue that what one historian called the 'barking
      > triumph of British infantry' was pronounced "huz-ZAH!" , with 'zah' being
      > similar ins sound to the word 'awe'.
      >
      > Yours aye
      > Vic Suthren
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Rick Peterson" <petersons@...>
      > To: <WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Monday, April 24, 2006 1:59 PM
      > Subject: [WarOf1812] Re: Three huzzas idea
      >
      >
      > > Colin,
      > > I recall distributing copies of Mr. Hilliard's research at the Ft York
      > > officer school a few years back. Hopefully, most have kept a copy, and
      > > may choose to re-read it again.
      > > As our RSM pointed out, he presents a very compelling case
      > > regaring "Huzzay". It wouldn't be the first time that we were misled by
      > > misdeeds of previous re-enactors, especially from another time period.
      > >
      > > Cheers,
      > > Rick Peterson,
      > > Sgt, RNR.
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "Colin" <usmarine1814@...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Not to start a "stich counting " controversy, but recent research has
      > > > shown that "huzza" is pronounced "HUZZAY". Period dictionaries spell
      > > > it "huzza' and give pronounciations as "huzzay". The best research
      > > on
      > > > this is in the "Journal of the War of 1812" ( a great publication
      > > > since it caried my article :^)) I just think that the evidence is
      > > ther
      > > > for our period to move on to pronouncing it the "Huzzay". Far
      > > > different from the Civil War folks who took it to the next evolution
      > > > in "speechistory".
      > > > Your repectively
      > > > Colin Murphy
      > > > USS Constitution 1812 Marine Guard
      > > > &
      > > > USMC- Historical Company
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > The War of 1812: In Europe, thousands fought over the fate of hundreds
      of
      > square miles: in North America, hundreds determined the fate of THOUSANDS
      of
      > square miles...
      > >
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      > The War of 1812: In Europe, thousands fought over the fate of hundreds of
      square miles: in North America, hundreds determined the fate of THOUSANDS of
      square miles...
      >
      > Unit Contact information for North America:
      > ---------------------------------
      > Crown Forces Unit Listing:
      > http://1812crownforces.tripod.com
      >
      > American Forces Unit Listing
      > http://usforces1812.tripod.com
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
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