three cheers

hip hip horrayThree shouts of hooray (Hoorah, Hurrah, Hurray etc…) given in unison by a group to honour someone or celebrate something.

Hip Hip Hooray

“Hip Hip Hooray” is the traditional response to “Three cheers for…” in many cultures, with the initiator calling out “Hip Hip” three times and each time the others responding “Hooray”. To this day, it is in common usage at children’s birthday parties in many parts of the English-speaking world.

The Toast – For he’s a jolly good fellow

jolly good fellowFor he’s a jolly good fellow,
For he’s a jolly good fellow,
For he’s a jolly good fellow,
Which nob’dy can deny.
Which nob’dy can deny.
Which nob’dy can deny.
For he’s a jolly good fellow,
For he’s a jolly good fellow,
For he’s a jolly good fellow,
Which nob’dy can deny.

 


We won’t go home until morning
We won’t go home until morning
We won’t go home until morning
Till day-light doth appear
Till day-light doth appear
Till day-light doth appear
We won’t go home until morning
We won’t go home until morning
We won’t go home until morning
Till day-light doth appear

The bear went over the mountain
The bear went over the mountain
The bear went over the mountain
To see what he could see
To see what he could see
To see what he could see
The bear went over the mountain
The bear went over the mountain
The bear went over the mountain
To see what he could see

The other side of the mountain
The other side of the mountain
The other side of the mountain
Was all that he could see
Was all that he could see
Was all that he could see
The other side of the mountain
The other side of the mountain
The other side of the mountain
Was all that he could see

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