The word was invented by Jonathan Swift and used in his book Gulliver’s Travels. It represents a person who is repulsive in appearance and action and is barely human. Yahoo! Founders Jerry Yang and David Filo selected the name because they considered themselves yahoos.
The fourth and last adventure of Gulliver’s Travels gives us the word “Yahoo.” To be called a Yahoo is, to say the least, not a compliment. But Gulliver says he is one — and he says you and I are too!!!
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