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Ticket

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That’s the ticket or That’s the ticket for soup. That’s the right thing. The ticket to be shown in order to obtain something. Some think that the word “ticket” in this phrase is a corruption of etiquette.

What’s the ticket? What is the arrangement?

“‘Well,ʹ said Bob Cross, ‘what’s the ticket, youngster? Are you to go aboard with us?”—Captain Marryat.

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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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Tiara
Tib
Tib and Tom
Tiber
Tibullus
Tiburce (3 syl.) or Tiburce
Tiburtius’s Day (St.)
Tick
Ticket
Ticket of Leave (A)
Tickle the Public (To)
Tide-rode
Tide-waiters
Tidy
Tied
Tied House (A)
Tied-up
Tiffin (Indian)
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