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Old 2006-10-11, 16:46   #8
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Originally Posted by Uncwilly View Post
Water from the far side of a cup has been a fail safe for me.

One must bend over to drink this way.
Indeed - the whole idea is to make the subsequent Digital Rectal Massage easier to perform. The cup-of-water thing is just a trick to get people to expose their nether regions.

I wonder: in the old days, did people instead use Analog Rectal Massage to cure hiccups? sounds like a topic for another potential IgNobel-winning research study to me.
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