[Ads-l] heebie-jabbie: meaning

David Barnhart dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Fri Jul 1 10:37:32 EDT 2016


Perhaps a reference to _hijab_ or its sometimes variant _heejab_.

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Any idea what heebie jabbies are?
DAD

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Subject:      heebie-jabbie
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Woman: "Get rid of all these heebie jabbies they wear at TSA. I=3DE2=3D80=
=3D99ve seen them myself."

Candidate: "... We are looking at that. We are looking at that. We=3DE2=3D8=
0=3D99=3D re looking at a lot of things."

JL

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