At any given party, bring up your fail-proof and time-tested remedy to get rid of the hiccups and you'll have new ideas and conversation six ways till Sunday.

My favorite is suddenly frightening someone. Well thanks, my hiccups are gone but I've wet myself.

There's got to be a better way for someone to rid themselves of the anoying involuntary diaphragm contractions.

Dr. Oz believes he's got the cure for hiccups: Simply gargle with ice water. It will stop your diaphragm from "spasming" and put an end to the problem.

And, it's better than scaring someone half to death, just not as fun. Bottom's up.

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