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Hold the hiccups

Sitting in the car on the way to his fourth birthday party, my grandson got the hiccups. He said to his mother, “I’ve got hiccups, Mum."

Sitting in the car on the way to his fourth birthday party, my grandson got the hiccups. He said to his mother, “I’ve got hiccups, Mum.” Mum said, “Well hold your breath then.” “I can’t,” says my grandson, “I’m holding my present.”

Gran, Mairangi Bay

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