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tisswiss for Mummy expression or saying

Cue phrase for emptying a sleepy child during the night

Collected by

Evelyn – 1950s
Evelyn King (Joyce Collard) – mother of Naomi, Francis, Clare & Jeremy


The phrase caught on as older siblings attempted to get the child to enact the command before preparations had been made

Submitted: 13/05/2022 by Mark ● Last updated: 13/05/2022 11:46 by Mark

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