“Of course, the credit-ratings agencies are the same genii who swore that all the world's banks were tickety-boo The money's free!”
“Or, as Mr. Smith observed, "If the world was going along tickety-boo, Vice would not be a news source.”
“As for Kyrgyzstan, where things are not exactly tickety-boo either, we are going to do some more urging, though as David Lidington put it: "We have to accept some practical limits to the ability of the UK to put right all the problems mentioned …" You can say that again.”
“But the government should not give credence to them by enacting legislation which says that Islam is tickety-boo and thus demanding of our respect.”
“It seemed like everytime Colonel Pettygree opened his mouth and declared that everything was going all tickety-boo, something dire would happen to his brigade.”
“As Jamie Baker reported in Thursday's Telegram, since the rules allowed it, Rideout thinks the whole idea is just tickety-boo.”
“Well, except for Sean Preston and Jayden James, who had to put up with a slightly crazed woman babbling at them in a made-up language and farting like a spluttery clown-car engine all the time, but for everyone else it was all tickety-boo.”
“Then he uses a cute rhetorical device to claim that because the station discussed by Watts has a larger trend than the corresponding adjusted grid-cell, the adustments made by GISS and CRU are all tickety-boo.”
“Mann argues that using correct centering the “climate signal” simply moves from PC1 to PC4, so as long as you include four or five PCs in the regression stage, everything is tickety-boo.”
“I am reasonably sure she thought that a real "dirty war" was just tickety-boo back then.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘tickety-boo’.
Mostly, the cant words come from my reprint of Francis Grose's 1785 dictionary of 'The Vulgar Tongue', while the more modern slang has been found at various online sources, e.g. this online diction...
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