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H-E-double-toothpicks

A euphemistic spelling of "hell." "Oh yeah?" said Tommy to the schoolyard bully. "Well, you can go to H-E-double-toothpicks!"

close enough to use the same toothpick

Having a very close relationship; inseparable. I haven't talked to Patty in years, but as kids we were close enough to use the same toothpick.
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close enough to use the same toothpick

Rur. very close. (Used to describe close friends.) We've been friends since we were five years old. We're close enough to use the same toothpick.
See also: close, enough, same, toothpick, use

H-E-double-toothpicks

n. hell. (A jocular euphemism. It is not usually written and can be spelled a number of different ways.) Oh, H-E-double-toothpicks! I did it wrong again!
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A toothpick launched from the crossbow may not pierce the skin too deeply, but it could easily damage the eye if hit.
Use a toothpick to push the top end of the yarn tentacle through one of the button holes.
Rest the toothpick across the plastic/card box so the bead is not touching anything and leave it to dry, still on the toothpick.
The rig often employs a long worm or plastic lizard and a 4/0 to 6/0 wide throat flippin' hook, with a 1/2- to 5/8-ounce sinker that is pegged with a toothpick to prevent it from sliding up the line and wrapping around dense stalks.
Backman, a San Francisco native who has been designing sculptures from toothpicks since he was a child.
Make sure there is at least 6 of each color toothpick or fork per group
The persistently sour Ezra is a sentient toothpick stranded in Reality with a slow-witted janitor for a keeper.
You will need a cutter the shape of a man and you can use a toothpick to draw eyes and mouths and Smarties, or dolly mixtures to decorate each one differently.
You'll need: Aluminum foil Toothpicks Large tortillas wraps Thinly sliced meat or cheese Whole lettuce leaves Condiments of your choice Method: Lay the tortilla flat on foil Put a light layer of your condiments on the tortilla Lay the lettuce leaf down, then meat and then cheese Roll up the wrap and secure with a toothpick Cut in half for smaller child-size wraps Frozen pudding: Get a yoghurt of your choice, chopped soft fruit and your favourite cereal or muesli.
The newest offerings in the Kissing Crane line--the Large Toothpick, 2 Blade Mini Toothpick and Mini Whittier--feature yellow Delrin handles, the Two Cranes shield, polished nickel silver bolsters, pins and shield, 440 stainless steel blades and solid brass liners.
Attach one piece to each side of the potato with a toothpick.
A CYPRUS Airways (CY) air steward left behind a wife and young child last week after swallowing a toothpick.
Use toothpick halves and celery strips to make whiskers on each yummy chum.
Milk in Motion You will need * milk (full cream) * saucer * several colours of food colouring * dishwashing detergent * Toothpick or pencil What to do 1.