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Frick and Frack

Posted by RRC on July 18, 2007

In Reply to: Frit and Frat posted by Jeff on July 18, 2007

: What is the meaning and origin of the phase, "they are like Frit and Frat"?

It means two people are very close, practically inseparable (or sometimes indistinguishable).

Frick and Frack was an ice-skating act popular back in the 40's and 50's consisting of the Swiss skaters Werner Groebli (Frick) and Hans Mauch (Frack). They appeared in several movies, on TV(e.g. Ed Sullivan) and toured with the Ice Follies.