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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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To serve, decoratively arrange shrimp on a platter and pass with toothpicks alongside, or skewer them on cocktail forks and present the forks on a plate or platter.
3) Touch the wet end of the toothpick to several of the coloured beads on the powder.
Adrian Troy took it from a box of 100 in Woolworth's to use as a toothpick.
Place a toothpick or wooden match over the top of the button.
Top with the remaining bread, stick a toothpick in the center of each quarter of the sandwiches, and then cut it into four even pieces.
Stan was first inspired to build things out of toothpicks after a teacher challenged Stan's class to build a toothpick structure that would hold an egg.
Margvelashvili said that Dmanisi hominids show the first clear case of overusing the toothpick, which led to infection.
The first toothpick making machine was developed by Charles Forster in Boston in 1869.
Place 1 mozzarella ball, 1 basil leaf, and 1 tomato on each toothpick, and arrange on a plate.
With the other half of the melon, slice a long piece that can be fashioned into a diving-board and place the astro belt on top, securing it to the side of the "pool" with a toothpick.
1 tablespoon honey 1/2 cup plain, Iowfat yogurt Toothpick Wax paper Multigrain cereal, crushed
Milk Invisible Ink What you'll need * milk * Q-tip or toothpick * paper * heat source (a light bulb works great) What to do 1 Dip the Q-tip or toothpick into the milk and write your message on a clean piece of white paper.
Bake in preheated 375-degree oven 25 minutes, or until risen, set, and a toothpick inserted into center of each muffin withdraws clean.