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Yikes! The Mysterious Origins of the Internet’s Favorite Word

Oxford says the origins of ‘yikes’ are unknown, but could it be traced back as far as Latin?

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It’s a yikes from me, dog. That aging comedian’s most recent tweet is a big yikes in my book. Excuse me, sir, could you please refrain from being so…