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Poll Results

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

Scare them off 18 votes 5.90 %

Chug water/gargle water 54 votes 17.70 %

Breathe into a paper bag 15 votes 4.92 %

Hold your breath and swallow three times 82 votes 26.89 %

Tug on your tongue 4 votes 1.31 %

Swallow a teaspoon of sugar 26 votes 8.52 %

Stretch your diaphragm 14 votes 4.59 %

I've tried all of these and nothing works, I am a lost cause 53 votes 17.38 %

Lay on the floor in misery until they go away on their own 39 votes 12.79 %

Total votes: 305


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 Barrie or other areas.