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tickled pink

Very pleased with someone or something, perhaps to the point of giddiness. My family loves my fiancé as much as I do, so they were just tickled pink to hear that we're getting married. Your mother is really tickled pink that you've decided to go to her alma mater.
See also: pink, tickle

tickled

verb
See also: tickle
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Being tickled by another person generally elicits a stronger sensory response than being tickled by yourself, scientists have revealed.
The employees have been taking part in pink themed fundraising events to raise money for the Tickled Pink breast cancer care campaign and have so far this year raised more than PS6,770 for the charity.
In the meantime, some studies have shown that people laugh more when they are blindfolded where or when they will be tickled.
Make like singer Jamelia and don a pink ribbon T-shirt, PS6 at Asda with PS1 to Tickled Pink (supporting Breast Cancer Campaign and Breast Cancer Care) | Eye eye...
Tickled or not, Post joins the legion of curators in museums worldwide who will need to revise their mineralogy displays.
"She's very affectionate and she'll wrestle, throw straw around and loves to be tickled."
Instead of telling him that the doctor is going to wipe the back of his throat, try saying the doctor is going to "tickle his tonsils." Many kids actually like to be tickled -- and the image of tickling his tonsils is a lot less scary.
In the case of tickling, for example, children laugh when tickled by their parents.
Scientists with a specially designed tickling device have solved an age-old mystery: why tickling oneself is not the same as being tickled.
What tickled the fancy of the editors, and what they assumed would tickle the fancy of the public, is that the case involved Paula Jones, who alleges that her virtue was impaired by an encounter with then-government Bill Clinton in 1991, an impairment that presumably would be remedied if she were paid $700,000.
Front page picture: Alexandra Burke wears the Tickled Pink sweatshirt PS12 Lydia Bright wears the Pretty in Pink T-shirt PS8, Lucy Mecklenburgh wears the satin ribbon T-shirt PS8 All products in the Tickled Pink product collection are available at Asda and direct.asda.com and carry a donation to Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now.
Now Liz Sharp, of Netherton, adds another facet: "I understand that being tickled by a stranger does not create a response."
What tickled our tastebuds: They're generous with the jam and clotted cream, so you can really slather them on those delicious scones.