vaycay; hiccough

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat May 21 15:50:35 UTC 2011

Two TV commercials for different companies are using the word "vaycay" (or
whatever) for "vacation." Because Willie Mays is 80, it rhymes with "say

For snappy communication, say "hiccough" instead of "utter repeatedly and
insistently."  According to travel maven Laura Michonski on CNN, some places
around the country will soon be "/ 'hIkOfiN/ 'peak season! peak season!'"


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