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Poll Results

Do you have a method for getting rid of hiccups that you absolutely swear by?

Scare them off 1 vote 1.75 %

Chug water/gargle water 10 votes 17.54 %

Breathe into a paper bag 5 votes 8.77 %

Hold your breath and swallow three times 20 votes 35.09 %

Tug on your tongue 1 vote 1.75 %

Swallow a teaspoon of sugar 3 votes 5.26 %

Stretch your diaphragm 4 votes 7.02 %

I've tried all of these and nothing works, I am a lost cause 7 votes 12.28 %

Lay on the floor in misery until they go away on their own 6 votes 10.53 %

Total votes: 57


The poll is an unscientific sampling of public opinion intended solely to allow our readers to express themselves on issues of the day. Its findings may not be representative of the general population of Newmarket or other areas.