Catch Word #217 – Spittin’ chiclets

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He got into a fight and now he’s spittin’ chiclets? What on earth does that mean? Well, if you played hockey in Canada, you would certainly know the answer. In fact, the sport of hockey has many interesting expressions. In this Catch Word episode, Andrew tests Jeremy’s knowledge of these unique sayings.

Fun facts

On November 1st, 1959, hockey goaltender Jacques Plante changed hockey forever. He put on a face mask! At the time, no goalie in the league wore one. He was tired on getting the puck in the face and spittin’ chiclets!

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Spittin’ chiclets
  • To roughhouse
  • To chirp
  • A sniff
  • -ski
  • Like it’s nobody’s business

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