Then the South Foreland lights begin to hiccup at us in a way that bodes no good.
He acknowledged Don's look with a broad smile that vanished in a hiccup.
"Well, I'd like to hear it again," said the drunken one (hiccup).
"Cool and deliciously impudent that same, (hiccup,)" quoth the skipper.
Laughter took him like a hiccup: laughter not good to hear: but he left off as quickly.