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An article on The Week.com broke down each part of the phrase: ...But where does the yippee-ki-yay part come from?...Let's break it down. The yip part of yippee is old. It originated in the 15th century and meant "to cheep, as a young bird," according to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). The more well-known meaning, to emit a high-pitched ...
Yippie ki yay is an exclamation of joy that was popularly used by US cowboys in the mid 19th century
It may not have endangered the children physically, but it definitely endangered their well-being because it greatly increased the chances that they would have ended up orphaned that night. I don't think that Hans would have sent someone after the children, but because it gave him the knowledge that Holly was someone important to John, it enabled him to use ...
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