hear » here

Chiefly in:   here, here

Classification: English – nearly mainstream

Spotted in the wild:

  • With regard to the E-fingerprinting of welfare recipients, and its potential long range spread to other social service provisions, I say here, here! (Computer Underground Digest, July 27, 1993)
  • Thank you very much Michael and I can only say here, here, and I’ll tell Mayor Campbell you did a wonderful job of representing him here today and we are very pleased to have you to be here at this session. (SSA public forum transcript, June 10, 1997)
  • Here here! I agree completely. (OSNews forum, July 14, 2003)

Analyzed or reported by:

Googlehits for _here, here, I agree_ outnumber those for _hear, hear, I agree_ about 2 to 1.

See explanations for the origin of the expression hear, hear, and hear.

| link | entered by Ben Zimmer, 2005/08/02 |

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