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whoop

Med the convulsive crowing sound made during a paroxysm of whooping cough
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En didn't you whoop, en didn't I whoop, tell we got mix' up in de islands en one un us got los' en t'other one was jis' as good as los', 'kase he didn' know whah he wuz?
I did wish the fool would think to beat a tin pan, and beat it all the time, but he never did, and it was the still places between the whoops that was making the trouble for me.
Next, for about a half an hour, I whoops now and then; at last I hears the answer a long ways off, and tries to follow it, but I couldn't do it, and directly I judged I'd got into a nest of towheads, for I had little dim glimpses of them on both sides of me -- sometimes just a narrow channel between, and some that I couldn't see I knowed was there because I'd hear the wash of the current against the old dead brush and trash that hung over the banks.
The whoops was warnings that would come to us every now and then, and if we didn't try hard to make out to understand them they'd just take us into bad luck, 'stead of keep- ing us out of it.
Health officials say adults and teens usually have milder symptoms without the characteristic "whoop" but can spread the disease to others.
"Its main characteristic is repeated coughing fits that last for a long period of time and end with a 'whoop' as the sufferer desperately tries to get air back into their lungs.
She wants families to know the following: don't assume you can't get whooping cough because you've been vaccinated; whooping cough not only affects babies; early treatment is key (not only may it help reduce the severity or the length of the illness, it prevents spreading the illness to others); and whooping cough 'doesn't always whoop,' particularly in adolescents and adults.
In many people, it's characterised by a severe hacking cough followed by a sharp intake of breath that sounds like "whoop."
Whoop Wireless LLC, a manufacturer of in-building mobile reception systems, has launched Whoop's 10-4 Small Cell Interface Head--end (10-4 SCI), the company said.
Earlier explanations describing the phenomenon held that the "whoop" sound, produced through the vibrations of the wing muscles of honeybees, was made to request food.
MiCTA has named Whoop Wireless as an approved national vendor for Distributed Antenna System (DAS) Services available to all MiCTA members across the United States.