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.
ditto for Mo'Nique for her magnificently terrifying performance as a really, really mean mom in Precious.
The three “locks” are Globe winners 12 Years A Slave and American Hustle (deservedly so), and Gravity (ditto).
“And I say ditto,” burst from Watty Wilkins with powerful emphasis.
The dash is sometimes used in catalogue work as a ditto mark.
ditto George, the gasman, steadiest and most reliable man I ever employed.
ditto,” cried Waller still more emphatically; “what say you, Hawkswing?
That is practically from the Bristol Channel to the English ditto, a rousing stretch.
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.