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hernesheir commented on the word twenty-three skidoo
A.k.a. "Cheese it, the cops!"
The phrase twenty-three, skidoo was attributed to cartoonist/comic writer Thomas Aloysius "Tad" Dorgan (April 29, 1877 – May 2, 1929). In his comic strips Dorgan popularized many other common words and phrases still used in American English.
January 13, 2010
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