from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The same as stated above or before.
- n. A duplicate; a copy.
- n. A pair of small marks ( 〞 ) used to indicated that the word, phrase, or figure given above is to be repeated.
- adv. As before.
- transitive v. To duplicate (a document, for example).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. That which was stated before, the aforesaid, the above, the same, likewise.
- n. A duplicate or copy of a document.
- n. A copy; an imitation.
- n. A symbol, represented by two apostrophes, inverted commas, or quotation marks (" "), when indicating that the item preceding is to be repeated.
- adv. As said before, likewise.
- v. To repeat the aforesaid, the earlier action etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The aforesaid thing; the same (as before). Often contracted to do., or to two “turned commas” (“), or small marks. Used in bills, books of account, tables of names, etc., to save repetition.
- adv. As before, or aforesaid; in the same manner; also.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which has been said; the aforesaid; the same thing: a term used to avoid repetition.
- n. A duplicate.
- n. plural A suit of clothes of the same color or material throughout. Also called ditto-suit.
- As before; in the same manner; also.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. repeat an action or statement
- n. a mark used to indicate the word above it should be repeated
The old man Spector handled himself well with all these nuts, but the majority of his time was wasted as an avenue for a platform to these Limbaugh/Paliin ditto heads (not to) ask pertinent questions, but blather about misapprehensions.
May 22, 2009 at 5: 07 AM wow ditto is pretty good - lots of features and I have only a couple of minor problems with it. thanks for the tip! captain_cthulhu
Both derive from the Latin word for house village, a collection of houses, is also linked in English, ditto the “-vile” suffix meaning city.
John Hockins begged to "putt the word ditto," and the negro fervently added, "Das so -- me too!"
The word ditto was first used by a caller on his show who agreed with the accolades given Rush by a previous caller.
But back to "ditto" -- the enormously successful Ghost would provide Swayze a colossal hit.
I was going to list my choices but since they EXACTLY the ones you chose I'll just say "ditto" - and good picks, by the way.
Fans were asked to simply say "ditto" - a traditional Limbaugh catchword - to express their support Thursday so they could get on with questions and comments on social and government issues on the national talk show.
His fans, who are also tickled to be called ditto-heads, seem to be entertained by this -- just enough, I imagine, for Limbaugh to refer to himself as an entertainer when he suspects his role as a commentator has gotten him into some unsustainable mischief.
I guess the responses to your post just prove why you are called ditto heads, because you obviously don't recognize cheap, infantile, simple minded talking points.