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no big whoop

(Something) not inconvenient or difficult at all; not at all troublesome. John: "Thanks so much for watching the kids for me last night. There was an emergency in work." Dave: "No big whoop, man. I'm happy to help out." Seriously, it's no big whoop if you want me to drive you to the airport tomorrow.
See also: big, whoop

open (up) a can of whoop ass (on someone)

To commit, engage in, or threaten physical violence (against someone). Sometimes said in a jocular or pseudo-serious manner. If that punk doesn't shut up soon, I'm gonna have to go over there and open up a can of whoop ass! My old man was the toughest guy in town when he was alive. He could open a can of whoop ass on anyone!
See also: ass, can, of, open, whoop

no big deal

 and no biggie
Inf. [of something] not difficult or troublesome. Don't worry. It's no big deal to wash the car. No problem. It's no biggie.
See also: big, deal

whoop it up

to celebrate, especially with cheers and whoops. It was a very noisy party. Everyone was whooping it up well past midnight. The campaign workers whooped it up for their candidate. I can't get out there and whoop it up for something I don't believe in.
See also: up, whoop

whoop it up

to celebrate or enjoy yourself in a noisy and enthusiastic way The proposal's supporters whooped it up like cheerleaders when the governor said he supported it. I won't be whooping it up this week – I have too much to do.
See also: up, whoop

whoop it up

1. Also, make whoopee. Celebrate noisily, as in After exams they decided to whoop it up at their apartment, or Down in the basement the residents were making whoopee. The variant may be dying out. [Slang; late 1800s]
2. Arouse enthusiasm, especially politically, as in The volunteers' job is to whoop it up for the candidate. [Slang; late 1800s]
See also: up, whoop

no big deal

and no biggie and no big whoop
n. (something) not difficult or troublesome. (see also NBT.) Don’t worry. It’s no big deal. No biggie; no prob.
See also: big, deal

no big whoop

verb
See also: big, whoop

whoop it up

Slang
1. To have a jolly, noisy celebration.
2. To express or arouse enthusiasm; cheer: conventioneers whooping it up for their candidate.
See also: up, whoop
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CONTACT: Andrew Dod of Whoop, +1-404-924-6854, adod@whoop.
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Customers who call a Whoop Queue enabled call center will be invited to enter their mobile number, request specific information based on pre-defined criteria, request a call-back from the company, and be advised as to when the company will call back.
For more information on Whoop Queue or to schedule a demonstration, visit http://www.
Companies interested in learning more about the Whoop Everything Mobile Channel Program should contact Kiplyn Primus at +1-404-924-6868.
The Whoop Live Event Management Solution is part of the Whoop Apps family of ready-to-go mobile applications and templates available exclusively through Whoop at http://www.
Using a pre-formatted template, Whoop Live subscribers can quickly and easily share vital information to event attendees' mobile devices.
Whoops also offers training to parents and childcare professionals on safety in the home, child lifesaving and prevention of burns.
Currently the Whoops child safety project delivers its essential safety messages to well over 3,000 children and 3,000 adults every year in Gateshead and the surrounding area.
Donna, who is training to be a classroom assistant, had taken a first-aid course with the Whoops project through a young mothers' group.
Carol Hewison, project manager of Whoops, said: "It is so important children are aware of how to be safe on and around the region's roads and support from parents is vital in educating children of the dangers.
Carole Hewison, Whoops project manager, said: "We are passionate about our four-week Bullying-Buddying programme that is available to schools across Sunderland.
Thanks to the Whoops Child Safety Project's provision of first-aid courses, Donna Pryde, 20, was able to save her son's life by using the skills she gained only weeks before.
The Children's Foundation's Whoops Child Safety Project, based in Gateshead, delivers safety messages to children through fun sessions at schools which use art, drama, puppetry and prosthetic make-up to make the activities and messages more memorable.
Trained volunteers will help the Whoops project to reach into the community passing on safety information to parents/carers, children and child-care professionals.