Why Do Chillies Give Ewe Hiccups ?

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Why Do Chillies Give Ewe Hiccups ?
« on: 07/04/2011 11:59:37 »
Dearest Darling Chilliologists,

As a sheepy I am of course very hot stuff !...strutting my stuff...walking my walk,..talking my talk !...ewe cans see the effect I have on girly peeps !! [attachment=14397]
.....Gawwd bless em,....they can't help themselves !!


However,

I am not as hot as these chili things !



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These Chili Things Earlier Today



Watching Masterchef last night one of the contestants added way too many chillies into her dish and two of the tasters immediately developed hiccups !!

Why's that then ?...Why Do Chillies Give Ewe Hiccups ?


Ewe see...I just do not know and I want to know...and someone told me this site offers this service where ewe ask a question and people filled with answers offer them to ewe................which is nice !.....are ewe one of them ?

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mwah mwah mwah



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« Reply #1 on: 07/04/2011 12:47:36 »
Personally - yes they do, especially if unexpected.
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« Reply #2 on: 07/04/2011 15:13:56 »
Personally - yes they do, especially if unexpected.

Thanks imatfaal ....but how do they give ewe hiccups !...is it the unexpectedness of the taste/heat or is it something more intrinsic to chilli's themselves  ?
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« Reply #3 on: 07/04/2011 20:06:29 »
I've no idea either, but I thought you would like to know that curry gives me hiccups if it's hot enough. I presume it's because of some sort of chilli in the curry.
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« Reply #4 on: 08/04/2011 00:27:50 »
I've no idea either, but I thought you would like to know that curry gives me hiccups if it's hot enough. I presume it's because of some sort of chilli in the curry.

Thank Ewe Geezer....yes...it's something specific to the Chili.....Apparently the hiccups can last up to 2 hours  !!
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