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Hip Hip Hooray!

I am looking for the etymology and history of the cheer “Hip Hip Hooray”. I’m curious due to its interesting entry in Wikipedia, which reads thusly: The call was recorded in England in the ...
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When did the use of acronyms begin? [closed]

What are some of the earliest acronyms and did they know it was an acronym at the time?