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His correspondents assured him, too, that the term continued in its use and meaning at the time of his research, without reference to Indiana.
Dunn does an admirable job examining the various theories about the word "hoosier" and honestly states that the "real problem of the derivation of the word 'hoosier,' is not a question of the origin of a word formed to designate the State of Indiana and its people, but of the origin of a slang term widely in use in the South, signifying an uncouth rustic." Although he declines to state an origin of 'hoosier" with certainty, Dunn concludes that the word "carries Anglo-Saxon credentials.
They are alike in the idea that the word was first applied to a rough, boisterous, uncouth, illiterate class of people, and that the word originally implied this character. They are alike in the idea that the word come from the South, or was first applied by Southern people. They are alike in the idea that the word was coined for the purpose of designating Indiana people, and was not in existence before it was applied to them.
The third characteristic, he finds, is true for many of the explanations, but untrue of the word itself, for it had long been used in the south as a derogatory term for a rough countryman.
As for the word itself, it may derive from the Saxon word "hoo" meaning promontory or cliff or ridge or rise or hill.
Jacob Piatt Dunn, a diligent scholar of the word, believes a Saxon beginning, and such a meaning survives in various place names in England.-- A sturgeon, who, no doubt, left Lake Michigan on a trip of pleasure, with a view of spending a few days in the pure waters of the St.Joseph, had his joyous anticipations unexpectedly marred by running foul of a fisherman's spear near this place -- being brought on terra firma, and cast into a balance, he was found to weigh 83 pounds.The two items and a third published in 1913 appear as a whole in slightly altered form in his Indiana and Indianans (1919).Dunn accurately observes that the 1833 article from the Cincinnati Republican covers "most of the ground that has since been occupied" only ten months after the publication of Finley's famous poem "The Hoosier's Nest." Dunn carefully examines that "occupied ground" in his 1907 article, a detailed examination of the term which nearly every serious researcher cites.Popular theories, diligently and often sincerely advanced, form a rich, often amusing body of folklore. " as a question to unknown visitors or to the inhabitants of a country cabin; Hussar, from the fiery European mounted troops; "Huzzah!