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Sticky wicket

Posted by Lotg on January 08, 2004

Speaking to another PF member today he was referring to a situation in which I find myself, as being a 'sticky wicket'. Clearly this has evolved from cricket - but why 'sticky'?

In fact a related term would be to say that one is in a 'sticky' situation.