Sued Los Angeles to protect the rights of the homeless to be, as Rush Limbaugh fans put it, “ditto.”
ditto Virginia, but in reverse; culturally, northern Virginia is Yankee land (but with gun shops).
ditto Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who won easily, and might parlay his success into a presidential bid.
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.