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Re: 'You get on my wick!'

Posted by Bob on October 11, 2001

In Reply to: 'You get on my wick!' posted by Alison Reeves on October 11, 2001

: We all know that to get on someone's 'wick' is to annoy them. Where does the saying derive from - what has the 'wick' got to do with anything?

Never heard the phrase in the U.S. Is it regional? Or perhaps cricket-related, a vocabulary that bewilders us here?