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it’s worse than the ticktolleroo exclamation

A little less fidgeting please

Origin

1950s

Collected by

Granny
Marion Dixon (Howes) – mother of Mum

Notes

We thought it hilarious: not just a made-up thing, but *worse* than a made-up thing.

That this might be a reference to tic douloureux (trigeminal neuralgia) – a condition not noted for its hilarity – only dawned much later

Submitted: 07/04/2021 by Mark

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