chapter  IX
Origin of Language,
Pages 43

The pooh-pooh theory derives language from interjections, instinctive ejaculations called forth by pain or other intense sensations or feelings.

The fourth and last of these theories is \h&yo-he-ho, first propounded by Noire, ^ and subsequently adopted

by Max Miiller: under any strong muscular effort it is a relief to the system to let breath come out strongly and repeatedly, and by that process to let the vocal chords vibrate in different ways ; when primitive acts were performed in common, they would, therefore, it is said, naturally be accompanied with some sounds which would come to be associated with the idea of the act performed, and stand as a name for i t ; the first words would accordingly mean something like " heave " or " haul ".