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In tabular work reversed commas are used as a sign for ditto.

The dash is sometimes used in catalogue work as a ditto mark.

Ditto,” cried Waller still more emphatically; “what say you, Hawkswing?

The fodder is odious, not fit for a pig, and the wine is ditto.

Cromwell was mad and a quack; Anselm, Becket, Goethe, ditto ditto.

“Ditto,” said Muggins, nodding his head and buttoning his jacket.

“Ditto,” said Hockins, performing the same feat with a banana.

“And I say ditto,” burst from Watty Wilkins with powerful emphasis.

“Ditto, ditto,” cried Macey doing the same, and expecting an attack.

Stirrups help us to get on, so does discretion; to get off, ditto discretion.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, Tuscan dialectal ditto "(in) the said (month or year)," literary Italian detto, past participle of dire "to say," from Latin dicere (see diction).

Originally used in Italian to avoid repetition of month names in a series of dates; generalized meaning of "same as above" first recorded in English 1670s. Dittohead, self-description of followers of U.S. radio personality Rush Limbaugh, attested by 1995. dittoship is from 1869.

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