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When I was a child, a neighbor taught me this trick to get rid of hiccups. It has worked for me 98% of the time, for the last 40 years! Grab a glass of water and cover the top of the glass with a paper towel. Holding the paper towel in place with both hands, (keeping it tight) SLOWLY drink about 3 sips of the water in a row (pausing between sips to breath out of your nose, if you must). The paper towel creates resistance and it takes effort to pull the water through into your mouth - I think this is the 'trick' to the success of the remedy! (You may have to use two layers if using cheap paper towels.) If this trick doesn't work the first time, wait a couple of minutes and try again. Bottoms up!

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