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  • MAJOR HOOPLE

    MAJOR HOOPLE WAS A COMIC STRIP YEARS AGO.
    THE MAJOR WAS A BLOW-HARD-KNOW-IT-ALL.

    WAS THIS THE ORIGIN OF THE TERM "HOOPLE"???

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    The comic strip was called "Our Boarding House" and had a cast of characters that resided there. Come to think of it...a lot of the personalities fit those of firefighters to a "T"...it could have been called "Our Firehouse"!

    Major Amos Hoople was the head of the household....he wore a fez and came across as a blow hard know it all, but he had a heart of gold (sounds like someone everyone knows, doesn't it!)

    Major Amos: the original "Hoople!"

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    Firefighters: Todays heroes protecting everyones tomorrows!
    Captain Gonzo

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      TO CAPTAIN GONZO:
      Thank you for the additional information. It
      has been a few years ago that it ended. I appreciate your post!!!


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