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That’s the Ticket

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That’s the right thing to do; generally supposed to be a corruption of “That’s the etiquette,” or proper mode of procedure, according to the programme; but the expanded phrase “That’s the ticket for soup” seems to allude to the custom of showing a ticket in order to obtain a basin of soup given in charity.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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⁂ T (τελεωσιζ)
Thais
Thalaba
Thales
Thalestris
Thalia
Thames
Thammuz
Thamyris
That
That’s the Ticket
Thatch
Thaumaturgus
Theagenes and Chariclea
Theban Bard or Eagle
Theban Legion
Thebes
Thecla (St.)
Theist, Deist, Atheist, Agnostic
Thelusson Act
Thenot