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Concerning "Hooah!"

Hooah (who-ah), adj. U.S. Army Slang. Referring to, or meaning anything and everything except "no." Generally used when at a loss for words. Also:

  1. good copy, solid copy, roger, good or great; message received, understood.
  2. glad to meet you, welcome.
  3. I do not know, but will check on it, I haven't the vaguest idea.
  4. I am not listening.
  5. that is enough of your drivel--sit down.
  6. stop sniveling.
  7. you've got to be kidding.
  8. yes.
  9. thank you.
  10. go to the next [briefing] slide.
  11. you have taken the correct action.
  12. I don't know what that means, but am too embarrassed to ask for clarification.
  13. that is really neat, I want one too.
  14. amen.


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