He used to live in the Ghetto, and him and Rudolph had a competition of how many "Ho's" each could see on the street corners below. Each time they saw one, they had to shout out "Ho!". Of course Santa won though, because Reindeer's can't speak.
But then Ho just stuck. Now it's a family tradition.
Stole it from the Green Giant.
it's that deep husky voice of his