Omara - Hello
on Zimmer-Records 2006 / Zimmer020
06/12/2006 — Creative Commons BY-NC
Hello may also be derived from Hullo. Hullo was in use before hello and was used as a greeting and also an expression of surprise. Charles Dickens uses it in Chapter 8 of Oliver Twist in 1838 when Oliver meets the Artful Dodger: Upon this, the boy crossed over; and walking close up to Oliver, said ‘Hullo, my covey! What’s the row?