- From pl. of fiddlestick, bow for playing a fiddle. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But the moment you interfere with the free choice of the individual and dominate toward your choice, regardless of his own, you enter the realm of hypnosis; deprive him, just to that degree, of free choice, and might as well call it "fiddlesticks" as "suggestion.”
“I mean what does Barack need to do ... disown the whole world? these people should have sat down pfleger long ago if he was so "troubling" ... as my pastor would say "fiddlesticks!" andrew”
“And did Greg say fiddlesticks after his steed was absconded with.”
“Now I gotta wait for the next one - fiddlesticks ...”
““Water-fiddlesticks, my dear!” said the professor; and he turned away sharply.”
“So, Iain, are you saying the crime of perjury is fiddlesticks ?”
“I have no idea why, but the paisley shawl from fiddlesticks is what really stood out to me.”
“Your pure mind is going as dry as fiddlesticks, from what I see of it.”
““All these are foolish illusions ... fiddlesticks!””
“You win eight shillings? you win eight fiddlesticks.”
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