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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.
See also: close, enough, same, toothpick, use

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

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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* Insert the toothpicks into cupcakes, hors d'oeuvres or other party snacks.
Lares dos Santos said that although there have been cases of people accidentally swallowing toothpicks in the past, none of them, according to his team's knowledge, had resulted in punctures to the throat and the patient's death.
We presented a case of a distal small bowel perforation cause by accidental ingestion of a toothpick. As discussed in the literature, accurate diagnosis was challenging due to the patient's inability to recall the ingestion and the inconspicuity of the thin linear hyperdense toothpick against the surrounding inflammatory change and contrast-enhancing bowel wall.
His words were slightly slurred, ubiquitous toothpick in his mouth and his potbelly over his belt.
Shaminder Singh, 34, fromWyken, has created a miniature version of the Ricoh Arena using 45,000 toothpicks.
Ingested toothpick fistula of the ileum mimicking Crohn's disease.
It does not get soggy or splinter like wood toothpicks, and will not spread teeth or scratch the enamel.
This month, we are sharing an assortment of 3-D lessons, which use such media as cardboard tubes, toothpicks, dental floss, acetate, small items such as bottle caps and googly eyes, and more!
"Mayday Mouse" is the charming, creatively illustrated story of a brave little Captain Mouse, who created a boat out of a walnut shell, a toothpick, and a handkerchief.
After sphincterotomy, extraction of a partially intact toothpick (Figures 3 and 4) was successfully accomplished.
Sorghum stalks were inoculated with Ech using the wooden toothpick method of inoculation as described by Young (1943); Crall (1952); Hildebrand (1953) and Clements et al., (2003).
Here's my tip - instead of using a toothpick to hold the chicken together, I use a short piece of dried spaghetti as it easily punctures the chicken.
Place the flame lower edge around a toothpick. Wrap the flame base with white embroidery floss to secure it to the toothpick; knot the end (2).
Insert a toothpick or short length of straight wire into the hole you have drilled.
You will need: 2 cardboard egg-box cups Paint: purple and light blue Yarn or string Beads (17 per yarn string, 102 total) Googly eyes 2 large 4-hole buttons Tools: toothpick, white craft glue What to do: Paint the egg box cups, one blue one purple.