Use A Butter Knife To Get Rid Of Hiccups

To get rid of hiccups, pour cold water in glass and put a stainless steel butter knife into the glass. As you drink the water, the hiccups disappear almost instantly!

By Birthaleen from Burbank, CA

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August 30, 20070 found this helpful

This is a urban myth. A knife and a glass of water will not cure anyone's hiccups.

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August 30, 20070 found this helpful

Maybe Birthaleen has had personal experience with this remedy....Birthaleen, has this personally worked for you or someone you know?

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August 31, 20070 found this helpful

This is personal experience. I just put regular white sugar in a small spoon. I put the sugar in my mouth, chew & swallow it. The hiccups are almost always gone. Once in a while it takes 2 spoonfuls.

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August 31, 20070 found this helpful

That's one remedy I have never heard of. But I've tried every other remedy I have heard of. And the ONLY one that works for me every time, and I get hiccups often, is peanut butter. I just take a heaping teaspoon of peanut butter and swallow it. Only once did I have to repeat it. It works immediately. It will even stop one midway.

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August 31, 20070 found this helpful

Almost anything that diverts your attention or requires instense focus will get rid of hiccups. I hold my breath and swallow five times without drinking anything. Whatever works for you is all that matters!

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February 28, 20140 found this helpful

It's actually not a "myth" it does work and this is the only way I am ever able to get rid of my hiccups. Just because it doesn't work for you, doesn't mean it's a myth.

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February 12, 20160 found this helpful

Works for me, 100%

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