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diddly-squat

Nothing; anything at all (when used in negative statements). I have to admit that I know diddly-squat when it comes to computers. Unless you give me something in writing, that promise isn't worth diddly-squat.

doodly

Nothing; anything at all (when used in negative statements). I have to admit that I know doodly when it comes to computers. Unless you give me something in writing, that promise isn't worth doodly.

doodly-squat

Nothing; anything at all (when used in negative statements). I have to admit that I know doodly-squat when it comes to computers. Unless you give me something in writing, that promise isn't worth doodly-squat.
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diddly-squat

and (doodly-)squat (ˈdɪdliskwɑt and ˈdudliskwɑt)
n. nothing. (Folksy. Originally black or southern.) This contract isn’t worth diddly-squat.

doodly-squat

verb
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