- “that’s the TICKET,” _i.e._, that’s what is wanted, or what is best. Probable corruption of “that’s _etiquette_,” or, perhaps, from TICKET, a bill or invoice. This phrase is sometimes extended into “that’s the TICKET for soup,” in allusion to the card given to beggars for immediate relief at soup kitchens. _See_ TICK.
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