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'Double whammy'

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Mister0 | 17:26 Thu 28th Sep 2006 | Phrases & Sayings
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A "double whammy" is, apparently, a situation where two bad things happen at the same time. What's the phrase where two good things happen at the same time?

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Closest I can think is 'win win'.
Does a double whammy have to be two bad things? I thought it could be either?
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My cup runneth over!
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In Canada, a double-whammy is usually used to refer to two good things.
'Whammy' started life in 1940s America meaning a hex or 'evil eye' influence, presumably on the basis that a 'wham' was a heavy blow. There, people referred to "putting the whammy" on someone. A 'double whammy' meant putting the power of both one's evil eyes on the victim.
If it can now mean good things as well as bad, that's a recent development.
When 2 good things happen at the same time is is called....






















...... a simultaneous orgasm ;-)

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