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Poll Results

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

Scare them off 10 votes 8.40 %

Chug water/gargle water 23 votes 19.33 %

Breathe into a paper bag 8 votes 6.72 %

Hold your breath and swallow three times 37 votes 31.09 %

Tug on your tongue 1 vote 0.84 %

Swallow a teaspoon of sugar 6 votes 5.04 %

Stretch your diaphragm 2 votes 1.68 %

I've tried all of these and nothing works, I am a lost cause 18 votes 15.13 %

Lay on the floor in misery until they go away on their own 14 votes 11.76 %

Total votes: 119


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 Timmins or other areas.