"gimmie nine tickets on Ducksoup in the seventh," he said, plonking the handful of bills down on the counter.
by 1828, colloquial contraction of give me. Gimme cap attested by 1978.
TOMMY -- Gimme a cake.
MAMMA -- If what? -- If you please .
TOMMY -- O, let up on that Pinafore business; gimme a cake!
["Puck," July 2, 1878]
: The extent to which the ''gimme'' spirit has banished rationality
[fr give me]