Talk:chickadee

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missing sense[edit]

Doesn't it also have an additional sense of "sweetheart" or some such? ---> Tooironic 12:22, 29 June 2010 (UTC)

This was a famous phrase used by W. C. Fields, who actually made a film by this title, My Little Chickadee (1940), but I'm not sure if anyone else preceded him this usage. en:WP says the phrase was first used in film in If I Had a Million (1932). Probably some people imitated it after he made it famous, however. 71.66.97.228 07:41, 30 June 2010 (UTC)